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Ficaria verna subsp. fertilis (Lawalree ex Laegaard) Stace (a lesser celandine)

Sets of Photographs

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Suggested Literature

Ficaria verna subsp. fertilis may be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(vascular plants)
(flowering plants)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 feeding and other relationships of Ficaria verna subsp. fertilis (a lesser celandine)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A common plant of woodland and grassland, but also finds its way into gardens. Its bright yellow flowers are a characteristic feature of English spring.
Field indications Leaves entire (not shallowly lobed).
Diagnostic features 1. Absence of tubers in the leaf axils (even after flowering)
2. Smaller petals (10-20mm long).
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