Lesser Celandine (Ficaria verna)

Ficaria verna with a tree silhouette
Photographed April 5.

Lesser Celandine continues its rapid conquest of the stream valley in Bird Park, Mount Lebanon. A large patch is a beautiful sight and an ecological disaster, but for now let us just concentrate on the beautiful sight.

For a fuller description, see Ficaria Verna at the Flora Pittsburghensis reference site.

Ficaria verna
With a bee
That same bee
Moderate-sized patch
Larger patch
Lots of Lesser Celandine

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