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Yellow Water Buttercup
Ranunculus flabellaris

• Family: Buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
• Habitat: ponds, muddy shores
• Height: 6-18 inches above the surface of the water
• Flower size: 3/4 inch across
• Flower color: yellow
• Flowering time: April to June
• Origin: native

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Below the surface of the water, yellow water buttercup has feathery leaves.

Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.