West Highland Flora

Lesser Spearwort


Ranunculus flammula

 

 Ranunculus flammula

 Photo Carl Farmer
18 Aug 2002 Scorrybreac, Skye

 

Very common in lochs, pools, burns, bogs, marshes, ditches

Flower diameter c 1-2 cm

ID: Flower like buttercup but narrow undivided leaves as shown.

Other features: Flower-stalks furrowed.  Basal leaves can be much rounder than the stem leaves shown in these photos.

 

  Ranunculus flammula

 Photo Carl Farmer
18 Aug 2002 Scorrybreac, Skye
 

 
  Stem-bases and leaves  
     
     
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