Irish wildflowers

Photographs: Co.Cork

Round-leaved Crowfoot
Ranunculus omiophyllus
Néal uisce cruinn
Family: Ranunculaceae

Flowering time: March-September. Perennial. Native.

Small white flowers, 7-18mm, petals approx. 2x long as sepals.
Sepals reflexed. Hairless young fruit. Leaves rounded, deep-lobed with
clear incision between fleshy lobes. Trailing, rooting stems.

Frequent in S, SE, central Ireland. On mud or in shallow brackish water.

Similar: Ivy-leaved Crowfoot, R. hederaceus. Sepals nearly as long as petals. Leaves with no incision between lobes.
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