Connecticut Plants
Seaside Crowfoot
Ranunculus cymbalaria Pursh

Seaside crowfoot is endangered in Connecticut.

  • Family: buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
  • Habitat: salt marshes and muddy areas, especially in brackish and/or alkaline soil
  • Height: 1-6 inches
  • Flower size: 3/8 inch across
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: May to October
  • Origin: native
Ranunculus cymbalaria Pursh
Ranunculus cymbalaria Pursh

These plants were photographed in Newfoundland, where the cold climate causes many plants to grow very short. Seaside crowfoot probably grows somewhat taller in Connecticut.