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Creeping Buttercup
Scientific Name: Ranunculus repens L.
Family: Ranunculaceae
Creeping Buttercup (Ranunculus  repens)
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 113.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 4-9

Sun Exposure: Full sun to deep shade

Origin: Eurasia

Growth Habits: Herbaceous perennial, 9-12 inches tall (22-30 cm), 1 to 2 feet spread (30-60 cm), used as dense creeping groundcover in light shade with enough water.

Watering Needs: Abundant water during growth, likes good drainage

Propagation: Send runners, and root easily at the nodes, can be invasive, seeds

'Buttered Popcorn' is a cultivar with variegated foliage.
All anemones are slightly toxic.

Blooming Habits:
Bright yellow flowers in spring to summer, 0.8 to 1.2 inches in diameter (2-3 cm). Most varieties sold have double flowers ('Flore Pleno').

Fruiting Habits:

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