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Connecticut Plants
Yellow Water Buttercup
Ranunculus flabellaris Raf.
  • 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
Ranunculus flabellaris Raf.
Ranunculus flabellaris Raf.
Ranunculus flabellaris Raf.

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