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Creeping buttercup (ranunculus repens)

By | 18/03/2016

Creeping buttercup is a very common herbaceous perennial weed found on all types of lawns across England and which can quickly become on a problem on even well maintained lawns. The Latin name for creeping buttercup is ranunculus repens. Ranunculus is the family name of buttercups, which literally translated means “little frog” referring to the trait in which most… Read More »

Lesser celandine (ficaria verna)

By | 08/07/2014

Lesser Celandine (ficaria verna) (prior to 2010 it was named Ranunculus ficaria) is an attractive lawn weed which is not very common. It can establish itself very quickly across a lawn where it does manage to take hold. Lesser Celandineis a perennial weed, persisting in the lawn throughout the year. It flowers in spring. It has very distinct, heart-shaped leaves… Read More »