130922 HAIRY BUTTERCUP Ranunculus sardous (Ranunculaceae) Height to 40cm. Hairy annual of grassy places, especially near the coast. FLOWERS are 15-25mm across with 5 pale yellow petals and reflexed sepals (May-Oct). FRUITS have a green border inside which they are adorned with warts. LEAVES are divided into 3 lobed and mainly basal. STATUS-Local, mainly in the south and in coastal habitats.