Ranunculus bulbosus, commonly known as bulbous buttercup or St. Anthony’s turnip, is a perennial bulbous plant reaching 60 cm tall. The stems are erect and long-branched and bear alternate simple and compound leaves. The flowers, which are in bloom in early summer, are yellow with hairy receptacle. The fruits are elliptic and glabrous achenes. Despite being a toxic plant, it is currently used in homeopathic medicine.
|Common Name||St. Anthony’s turnip|
|Botanical name||Ranunculus bulbosus|
|Height||20 -> 60 cm|
lawns and pastures
|Bloom Time||April -> July|
|Plant Type||Herb, Bulbous, |
|Used Parts||Whole plant|
|USDA Zone||Tell us|
|Soil Moisture||Dry, Moist|
|Soil Type||Silty, Peaty|
|Propagation||by seeds |
by division, Self sows
|Pests/ Diseases||Slugs, snails, aphids|
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