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Ranunculus aquatilis Linnaeus, 1753

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Ranunculus aquatilis Linnaeus, 1753
Common names: Common water-crowfoot, White water-crowfoot [En], Renoncule aquatique, Grenouillette [Fr], Fijne waterranonkel [Nl], Gewöhnlicher Wasserhahnenfuß [De], Ranuncolo acquatico [It], Ranúnculo acuático [Es]

IUCN Status: LC (Least Concern)

Hivadolimni, MILOS ● Greece

Description: Aquatic plant, with branching thread-like underwater leaves and toothed floater leaves.
The flowers are white petaled with yellow centres and are held a centimetre or two above the water. The floater leaves are used as props for the flowers and are grown at the same time.

Biology: It grows in mats on the surface of water. It flowers from April to August.

Habitat: Small stands of base-rich, mesotrophic to eutrophic water such as pools in marshland, ponds and ditches as well as occasionally in slow-flowing streams and sheltered bays of lakes.

Distribution: Temperate regions of Northern Hemisphere.

References:
Wikipedia, Ranunculus aquatilis
Lansdown R.V., 2014. Ranunculus aquatilis, The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014




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