Irish wildflowers BSBI map

Celery-leaved Buttercup, Ranunculus sceleratus, Toicheas fiŠin
Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork

Celery-leaved Buttercup
Ranunculus sceleratus
Toicheas fiŠin
Family: Ranunculaceae

Flowering time: May-September. Annual. Native.

Yellow flowers with reflexed sepals and an elongated receptacle when the seeds are ripe. Leaves are more/less fleshy, long-stalked basal leaves deeply 3-lobed, stem leaves narrower with shorter stalks. Stems are hollow and grooved. Height 20-60cm.

Prefers nutrient-rich damp or wet soil in ditches and marshes and beside ponds and streams. Tolerates brackish or stagnant conditions and stunted plants can be found on dryer ground.

Celery-leaved Buttercup, Ranunculus sceleratus, Toicheas fiŠin

Celery-leaved Buttercup, Ranunculus sceleratus, Toicheas fiŠin
Celery-leaved Buttercup, Ranunculus sceleratus, Toicheas fiŠin

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