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  1. meadow buttercup, tall buttercup, tall crowfoot, tall field buttercup, Ranunculus acrisnoun

    perennial European buttercup with yellow spring flowers widely naturalized especially in eastern North America


  1. meadow buttercup

    Meadow buttercup, also known as Ranunculus acris, is a perennial plant commonly found in meadows, gardens, and fields. It belongs to the Ranunculaceae family and is native to Europe, Asia, and Northwestern Africa. It is characterized by its vibrant yellow flowers, usually with five petals, and green, divided leaves. The plant usually blooms from May to July. Although beautiful, it is considered toxic if consumed.


  1. Meadow buttercup

    Ranunculus acris is a species of flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae, and is one of the more common buttercups across Europe and temperate Eurasia. Common names include meadow buttercup, tall buttercup and giant buttercup. This species is variable in appearance across the world. It is a somewhat hairy plant that has ascending flowing stems bearing glossy yellow flowers about 25 mm across. There are five overlapping petals borne above five green sepals that soon turn yellow as the flower matures. It has numerous stamens inserted below the ovary. As with other members of the genus, the numerous seeds are borne as achenes. This and other buttercups contain ranunculin, which breaks down to the toxin protoanemonin, a chemical that can cause dermatitis and vomiting. The rare autumn buttercup is sometimes treated as a variety of this species. The plant is an introduced species across much of the world. It is a naturalized species and often a weed in parts of North America, but it is probably native in Alaska and Greenland. In New Zealand it is a serious pasture weed costing the dairy industry hundreds of millions of dollars. It has become one of the few pasture weeds that has developed a resistance to herbicides.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of meadow buttercup in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of meadow buttercup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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