River Water-crowfoot - Ranunculus fluitans
Dark blackish-green plant with submerged leaves only, with a few very long parallel segments, collapsing out of water. Flowers white, large 20 to 30 mm petals overlapping.
Fast flowing fresh water, rivers and streams.
June to August.
Found from southern Scotland southwards, but rare in Wales and south-western England.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 23 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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