Blisterwort (Ranunculus recurvatus)

Ranunculus recurvatus
Photographed May 12 with a Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z6.

Also known as Hooked Crowfoot or Hooked Buttercup, this is another small and easily ignored species of buttercup. The plants favor moist woodlands, frequently in fairly dim light; they often form colonies along forest paths. This plant was growing in Bird Park, Mount Lebanon.

For Gray’s description of the species, see the Ranunculus recurvatus reference page.

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