Cursed Buttercup - Cursed Crowfoot - Celery Leaf Crowfoot -
Ditch Crowfoot - Blister Buttercup
Ranunculus sceleratus Linnaeus
Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)

Cursed Buttercup is also known as Kidneyleaf Buttercup.

The plant is an upright annual. Its preferred habitat is edge of freshwater marshes, swamps, thickets, roadsides and fields. Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.

The basal leaves are reniform with usually cordate bases, or a few may be lobed or divided. The leaf margins are crenate.

The flowers are small with petals usually no more than 3 mm in length; yellow in color.

The achenes are turgid with minute beaks. The faces are smooth to faintly roughened.

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