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GOLDILOCKS BUTTERCUP Ranunculus auricomus (Ranunculaceae) Height to 30cm. Slightly hairy perennial of damp, undisturbed woodland. FLOWERS are 15-25mm across with yellow petals, 1 or more of which is sometimes imperfect or absent (Apr-May). FRUITS are roughly hairy. LEAVES are rounded and 3-lobed (basal leaves) with narrowly lobed stem leaves. STATUS-Widespread but local and declining.
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GOLDILOCKS BUTTERCUP Ranunculus auricomus (Ranunculaceae) Height to 30cm. Slightly hairy perennial of damp, undisturbed woodland. FLOWERS are 15-25mm across with yellow petals, 1 or more of which is sometimes imperfect or absent (Apr-May). FRUITS are roughly hairy. LEAVES are rounded and 3-lobed (basal leaves) with narrowly lobed stem leaves. STATUS-Widespread but local and declining.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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