29 May 2006
|One of the most dramatic wild flower events was the explosion of Bulbous Buttercups on the pasture south-east of Old Erringham Farm and adjacent to the Mill Hill Nature Reserve. These buttercups are always superabundant in this field, but this year they seem to cover almost the entire area. They even rival the Horseshoe Vetch, Hippocrepis comosa, on Mill Hill from a distance.||
has the sepals bent back
It flowers earlier than the Meadow Buttercup (from April) and prefers drier habitats.
Over 30 cm high. This is the tall buttercup of meadows.
|no picture yet||Creeping Buttercup
Spreads by runners and spreads with overgrazing
Potentilla reptans ?