ranunculus ficaria

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Related to ranunculus ficaria: Ficaria grandiflora, Ficaria verna

lesser celandine

Small yellow flowers. Astringent. Used historically as external ointment for hemorrhoids, and vitamin C source for scurvy. Do not confuse the name with the unrelated Greater Celandine.
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shining bright Lesser celandines Ranunculus ficaria 'Brazen Hussy' and, below, Ranunculus ficaria 'Flore Pleno'
There are a host of others, from the neat, perfect rosettes of Ranunculus ficaria Flore Pleno (so symmetrical they look like an illustration from an Elizabethan Herbal) to the massed creamy petals and mucky bronze leaves of Double Mud.
Ranunculus ficaria plants in shallow (5 cm) litter produced 63.
Ranunculus ficaria reproduction was not hindered by leaf litter, except for seed production in very deep litter.
Ranunculus ficaria may have a competitive advantage in being able to penetrate and reproduce effectively across litter depths that many other herbs cannot penetrate.
We performed the study in 2009 at Hamilton County Park District's Winton Woods in Cincinnati, Ohio in an area invaded by Ranunculus ficaria ssp.
Ranunculus ficaria had lost all of its foliage by 2 Jun.
For life span, there was a near-significant effect of Ranunculus ficaria ([F.
Well no, in fact, the flower he worshipped was the humble lesser celandine – ranunculus ficaria.
PROLIFIC Ranunculus ficaria is attractive but can be aggressive
The presence of species such as Athyrium filixfemina, Brachypodium sylvaticum, Frangula alnus, Osmunda regalis and Ranunculus ficaria in the riverside birch tree forests of this new association supports their inclusion in the Populetalia albae order, Salici-Populetea nigrae class (cf.
The dark leaved form of lesser celandine is Ranunculus ficaria Brazen Hussy.