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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In the species of hygrophytes, Ranunculus sceleratus and Alternanthera philoxeroides also showed high frequency at 57%.
It was difficult to evaluate the pharmacological activity of the following eight species: Iris lactea, Lespedeza cuneata, Oxalis acetosella, Sophora flavescens, Lepidium apetalum, Leonurus pseudomacranthus, Ranunculus sceleratus, and Cephalanoplos segetum.
releve 1 2 3 4 5 6 Characteristics of Lemno-Thacletum natantis (d.s.) Thacla natans 4 4 4 4 4 4 Characteristics of Littorelletea uniflorae (d.s.) Callitriche palustris r + Characteristics of Lemnetea (d.s.) Lemna turionifera 3 r 3 2 Lemna trisulca Characteristics of Phragmito-Magnocaricetea (d.s.) Glyceria triflora 2 Beckmannia syzigachne Equisetum fluviatile Eleocharis palustris Eleocharis mamillata 1 r Companions Ranunculus sceleratus r Agrostis stolonifera r Persicaria hydropiper r Bidens raidatus Area ([m.sup.2]) 14 4 2 16 2 3 Cover (%) 85 80 80 90 55 95 Average depth (cm) 5 20 12 7 10 15 Soil char.
Wetland species such as celery-leaved buttercup (Ranunculus sceleratus) and marsh woundwort (Stachys palustris) occur and some seeds of nutrient rich habitants such as nettle (Urtica dioica) and fat hen (Chenopodium album) were also found.