Connecticut Plants
Swamp Buttercup (Swamp Crowfoot)
Ranunculus caricetorum Greene
  • Synonyms: Ranunculus hispidus Michx. var. caricetorum (Greene) T. Duncan, Ranunculus septentrionalis Poir. var. caricetorum (Greene) Fernald
  • Family: buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
  • Habitat: swamps, bogs, wet woods
  • Height: 8 to 18 inches
  • Flower size: 3/4 inch wide
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: April to June
  • Origin: native

Photographed in Washtenaw County, Michigan in early May.