Lesser Celandine

Ficaria verna (formerly Ranunculus ficaria)

The burnished gold stars of this charming little plant will be found as early as February on sunny banks and below pasture hedges or by the roadside.

The species is well distributed throughout the country and may be found in flower until May

The Observer’s Book of Wild Flowers, compiled by W. J. Stokoe (1957)

By Suzy Shipman

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