Edmonton Native Plant Society
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Native Plants - R
Ranunculus rhomboideus
Prairie Buttercup
Buttercup family - Ranunculaceae

One of the first flowers to bloom in April, they are often in flower at the same time as the Prairie Crocus. Look for tiny shining buttercups peeking out from under the dead grass.

Bloom time: April, May
Hight: 15 cm (6")
Growing conditions: Sun; prefers moister soil.
Sow seeds in fall or stratify. Cover lightly. Keep moist while germinating.