Authentic Wisconsin.  Swamp Buttercup - Ranunculaceae


Swamp Buttercup along the Ho-Nee-Um boardwalk below the Oak Savanna on May 5, 2019 in Madison, Wisconsin.

Above: Swamp Buttercup along the Ho-Nee-Um boardwalk below the Oak Savanna on May 5, 2019.


Swamp Buttercup - Ranunculaceae

Flowers are a conspicuous, glossy yellow.

Swamp Buttercup grow in soggy areas of woodlands, along vernal pools, swamps, seeps and areas along springs.

Although some authors treat it as a distinct species, others consider it to be a subspecies of Ranunculus hispidus.

Swamp Buttercup along the Ho-Nee-Um boardwalk below the Oak Savanna on May 5, 2019.


Above: Swamp Buttercup along the Ho-Nee-Um boardwalk below the Oak Savanna on May 5, 2019.


For more information on Swamp Buttercup, visit Wikipedia.

Or, visit the UW-Madison Wisconsin State Herbarium website page about Swamp Buttercup.


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Swamp Buttercup
Ranunculus septentrionalis


Swamp Buttercup along the Ho-Nee-Um boardwalk below the Oak Savanna on May 9, 2019.


Above: Swamp Buttercup along the Ho-Nee-Um boardwalk below the Oak Savanna (5/09/19)


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