Creeping Buttercup (Ranunculus Repens) is a perennial forb in the Buttercup Family (Ranunculaceae). It’s native to Eurasia and Africa, blooms May-Jul and grows 0.8-2 ft. It tolerates standing water to moist soils and full shade to full sun exposure.
Creeping Buttercup is a very common weed because of it’s ability to withstand standing water, many types of soils and tolerance to full shade and full sun. It can be found in wetlands, swamps, forests, meadows, prairies, savannas, grasslands, fields, right-of-ways…
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