lesser celandine


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lesser celandine

n.
A Eurasian plant (Ranunculus ficaria) in the buttercup family, having heart-shaped leaves, solitary yellow flowers, and tuberous roots.

lesser celandine

n
(Plants) a Eurasian ranunculaceous plant, Ranunculus ficaria, having yellow flowers and heart-shaped leaves. Also called: pilewort Compare greater celandine
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Noun1.lesser celandine - perennial herb native to Europe but naturalized elsewhere having heart-shaped leaves and yellow flowers resembling buttercups; its tuberous roots have been used as a poultice to relieve piles
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Ranunculus, Ranunculus - annual, biennial or perennial herbs: buttercup; crowfoot
Translations
salátaboglárka
favagello stelle pansotti
speenkruid
ziarnopłon
svalört
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00pm Venue: Minnowburn car park Discover the first flush of flowers adding colour to Minnowburn with lesser celandine, wood sorrel, bluebells, violets and hopefully the yellow primrose among others.
William Wordsworth's favourite flower wasn't the daffodil - it was the humble lesser celandine, Ranunculus ficaria.
The National Park Service has had some success battling a pernicious invader called lesser celandine, or fig buttercup, in the floodplain forest.
Ranunculaceae), or lesser celandine, is a groundcover native to Europe (Taylor and Markham, 1978; Sell, 1994), which appears to be negatively affecting native plants in forested floodplains in many US states (Swearingen, 2005).
It will look at a range of factors including: the amount of native tree and non-native tree regeneration, the abundance of invasive species such as rhododendron ponticum and Japanese knotweed, ancient trees and deadwood, and woodland specialist species such as bluebell, wood anemone, lesser celandine.
That was British poet William Wordsworth's way of saying that the lesser celandine is one hardy little spreading perennial.
Yellow lesser celandine, white stitchwort and purple violets, amongst others, are taking advantage of the light which will be denied them once the trees come into leaf.
In spring, banksides are covered in primrose, lesser celandine, wood sorrel and wild garlic, edging later into foxglove, red campion, stitchwort, water avens and meadow sweet.
Or visit a specialist nursery and treat yourself to old favourites like dog violet, periwinkle, marsh marigold, lesser celandine, wood sorrel, clover and yellow flag.
Known reputed uses include lovage as an aphrodisiac, foxglove for heart disease and a yellow woodland flower, lesser celandine, for haemorrhoids.
Well no, in fact the flower he worshipped above all others was the humble lesser celandine - Ranunculus ficaria.