Goldilocks Buttercup agg. - Ranunculus auricomus agg.
Short, slightly hairy plant. The upper stem leaves are deeply lobed with 3 to 5 narrow segments. Flowers yellow 15 to 25 mm. Petals frequently imperfect and quite often absent.
Often in shady places such as woodland or copses, but sometimes in meadows.
April and May.
Fairly frequent in England and Scotland, but less common in the North of Scotland and the West of England.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 119 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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