Japanese Buttercup

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Basic information

Flower Name
Japanese Buttercup
Formal Name
Ranunculus japonicus
Alias
Japanese Buttercup
Habitat
High mountain of Chubu from Hokkaido in Japan
Morph
perennial

Comment

What is Japanese Buttercup

Japanese Buttercup or Umanoahigata(scientific name:Ranunculus japonicus) is a perennial of the family Ranunculaceae in the Japanese and Chinese origin. It is a wild grass that grows in the fields and mountains from Hokkaido to Okinawa of Japan . In the spring, yellow flowers are blooming in the inflorescence stretching from the flower stem. Unfortunately it is a poisonous plant.

Common name:Japanese Buttercup or Umanoahigata, scientific name: Ranunculus japonicus, aka: Japanese Buttercup, distribution: Hokkaido ~ Okinawa of Japan, Environment : Field and mountainous area, life type: perennial plant, plant height: 30 to 50 cm, root foliage: palm shape, leaf shape: narrow ellipse shape, leaf margin: saw tooth presence, leaf order: tooth crest, radish symmetry flower, bisexual flower, liberation Flower color: yellow, flower diameter: 1.5 cm, petal number: 5, flowering period: April to June, fruit type: gathering fruit, fruit shape: spherical shape, NOTE: poisonous plant.

Detailed information

Order
Ranunculales
Family
Ranunculaceae
Genus
Ranunculus
Species
R. japonicus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Palmate
Leaf edge
Incised
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Yellow
Season
AprMayJun
Height
30 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter
1.5 ~ 2

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