water buttercup


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Related to water buttercup: Ranunculus aquatilis, Buttercup Flower
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Noun1.water buttercup - plant of ponds and slow streams having submerged and floating leaves and white flowerswater buttercup - plant of ponds and slow streams having submerged and floating leaves and white flowers; Europe and North America
genus Ranunculus, Ranunculus - annual, biennial or perennial herbs: buttercup; crowfoot
aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant - a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
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Hornwort and the water buttercup are a good choice here, but avoid Elodea - Canadian pondweed - as this is extremely invasive.
Lofty water dock and arching Carex acutifolia and spears of bog iris punched through water buttercup and softened the hardscape.
The only flowering species noted in April is Ranunculus flabellaris (yellow water buttercup).