Goldilocks Buttercup
Ranunculus auricomus
Gruaig mhuire
Family: Ranunculaceae

Flowering time: April-June. Perennial.

Yellow flowers, petals sometimes missing.
Basal leaves more/less kidney-shaped to 5-lobed.
Upper stem leaves with narrow divisions. Very variable.
Height: 10-40cm

Habitat: Deciduous woodland, scrub, occasionally moorland.
Prefers damp calcareous soils. Native.

The photographs previously shown were of Tormentil, Potentilla erecta.
Thank you to Paul Green, Co.Waterford for the correction.

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