141335 POND WATER-CROWFOOT Ranunculus peltatus (Ranunculaceae) Floating. Annual or perennial of ponds, lakes and other areas of still water. FLOWERS are 15-30mm across with 5 white petals (May-Aug). FRUITS are borne in rounded, long-stalked heads. LEAVES comprise lobed and rounded floating leaves and short, rigid and thread-like submerged ones. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout.