Flower NameJapanese Buttercup
Formal NameRanunculus japonicus
Alias馬の足形, Japanese Buttercup
HabitatHigh mountain of Chubu from Hokkaido in Japan
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
SeasonApr May Jun
Height30 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter1.5 ~ 2