ranunculaceous

ranunculaceous

(rəˌnʌŋkjʊˈleɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Ranunculaceae, a N temperate family of flowering plants typically having flowers with five petals and numerous anthers and styles. The family includes the buttercup, clematis, hellebore, and columbine
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Another choice ranunculaceous plant is Ranunculus gramineus, with grey grass-like foliage up to 1ft and large yellow buttercup flowers produced in quantity where the soil is dry and warm.
You can propagate this species by fresh seed sown direct - sow the seed green, direct from seed pod to tray - a technique that works for most ranunculaceous plants.
Slight flooding by not very salty water favors the development of spring flowering annuals that exploit the annual periods of lowered salinity, such as the crucifer Hutchinsia procumbens and a ranunculaceous plant, the mousetail (Myosurus minimus).