Delaware Wildflowers • Scientific names

Ficaria verna Hudson
(Ranunculus ficaria)
Lesser Celandine
Ranunculaceae — Buttercup family
Invasive non-native
Ficaria verna
Prices Corner
April 2001
Ficaria verna
This plant covers acres of the Brandywine Creek floodplain. Note the Virginia bluebells in the foreground. It's ideal habitat for both plants, but the bluebells can't compete.
Brandywine Creek State Park
April 2004
Ficaria verna
White Clay Creek State Park -- Pump House Road
April 2012

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