Irish wildflowers


Photographs: Barleycove, Co.Cork


Bulbous Buttercup
Ranunculus bulbosus
Tuile thalún
Family: Ranunculaceae

Flowering time: April-June. Perennial. Native.

Bright yellow flowers with down-turned sepals.
Grooved flower stalks. 3-lobed leaves, more / less hairy.
Swollen stem bases. Height: 15-40cm.

Widespread on dry grassland on calcareous soils, also dunes.
Avoids rich or acidic ground.

     



Bulbous Buttercup

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