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Creeping Buttercup (Ranunculus repens)

Image ID: 2016/pct18

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Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Height: 1 to 3 ft.
Blooms: May to August
Leaf Type: lobed
Bloom Size:  1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Pine Creek Rail Trail
Date:  5/28/2016
Notes: Blotchy leaves distinguish this from other buttercups.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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