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Winter Aconite (Ranunculaceae) of the British Isles

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Ranunculales - Ranunculaceae Ranunculales - Ranunculaceae
Winter Aconite - Eranthis hyemalis Winter Aconite - Eranthis hyemalis

Winter Aconite:

UK Status: An introduced plant in Britain, that has become wild, and naturalised in some places. It is however a native to France, Italy and the Balkans.

Flowering Period: From late January to March.

Appx Height: 10cm to 15cm. 

Habitat: This is a plant of wooded areas, though are also found in parks, gardens and grasslands.

Comment: This is a member of the Buttercup family, and is a cheerful sight in late winter and spring.

 

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