- The lesser celandine is a wild flower.
- It’s latin name is Rannunculus ficaria.
- The lesser celandine is part of the buttercup family of wild flowers.
- It grows in Britain and Western Europe.
- Lesser celandine grow on hedgebanks, in woodlands and orchards.
- It is a small plant with yellow flowers that could be mistaken for the buttercup.
- The flower is star shaped with 7-12 glossy yellow petals.
- The lesser celandine has heart shaped leaves which grow on long stems and are a glossy, dark green colour.
- This plant flowers from February to May.