Lesser Celandine

Lesser Celandine

  • 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.

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