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MOLLYBEE
Villa Rica, GA
(Zone 7a)

November 15, 2001
6:38 PM

Post #18005

This is about as good as I can get on the leaf. I hope this helps. Let me know what you think.
Mollybee

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Baa

November 15, 2001
10:05 PM

Post #163211

I've got my European Wildflower book here and you have a definitely either or.

You definitely have a buttercup - Ranunculus but then you knew that ;) If it has a bulbous base to the stem then you have Bulbous Buttercup - Ranunculus bulbosus, it it doesn't then you have a Meadow Buttercup - Ranunculus acris. If it has runners, then its Ranunculus repens (just read the other thread LOL) The flowers do look like they have a sheen on them and as children we would hold them under a friends chin, if the yellow reflected on the chin then we would say you like butter (kids ey!)

Either way they can be pretty agressive weeds, if you have a wildflower area then try and keep it confined there

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MOLLYBEE
Villa Rica, GA
(Zone 7a)

November 16, 2001
2:27 AM

Post #163310

Thank you Baa, for all your info and all the work looking this stuff up in your book. sounds like that book comes in pretty handy! I think I will keep a few in the wild flower bed for now, but I have learned the look so I can pull them out if they get out of hand.

Thanks Again!!

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