Ranunculus sceleratus

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Noun1.Ranunculus sceleratus - annual herb growing in marshy places
buttercup, butterflower, butter-flower, crowfoot, goldcup, kingcup - any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus
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Seeds of Ranunculus sceleratus occur most abundantly, which is the pioneer plant in muddy soils and watersides.
Cryptogams and trees are altogether missing, even the variety of herbs is larger in pollen records, so only the finds of seeds of Urtica dioica and Ranunculus sceleratus do not have corresponding pollen taxa.
Thomas 1225 Ranunculus sceleratus Ranunculaceae Floyd W.