Connecticut Plants
Bulbous Buttercup
Ranunculus bulbosus L.
  • Family: buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
  • Habitat: fields, roadsides, lawns
  • Height: 6-18 inches
  • Flower size: 3/4 inch across
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: April to June
  • Origin: Europe
Ranunculus bulbosus L.
Ranunculus bulbosus L.

Side view of a flower. Note how the sepals curve down against the flower stalk. This distinguishes bulbous buttercup from tall buttercup.