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Introduced lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria, Ranunculaceae) and its putative subspecies in the United States: A morphometric analysis.
Imported decades ago by the nursery industry, lesser celandine has long been classified as a noxious weed by the state, said Glenn Miller, an invasives expert with the state Department of Agriculture.
He wrote three poems to the lesser celandine, full of admiration for this plucky little plant which, so early in the year, braves the elements and on the first sunny day, opens its dull buds wide and thrusts up its vivid yellow stars.
hederifolium), and the different varieties of the lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria).
Current signs you can keep a lookout for are: snowdrops; hazel trees flowering (catkins); lesser celandine flowers and frogspawn.
Snowdrops, lesser celandine and rooks nesting were all seen before Christmas.
Lesser celandine (ranunculus ficaria) is a British native which invades damp soils and meadows throughout the land.
Beneath the untidy rookeries and heronries woodland flowers such as lesser celandine and bluebells will be pushing up their first leaves (lesser celandine can already be seen in many places).
There might be a damp area you want to use, in which case choose flowers that thrive in bogs and damp ditches like marsh marigold (Caltha palustris), ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea), the lesser celandine (Rununculus ficaria), lady's smock (Cardamine pratensis), figwort (Scrophularia nodosa) or meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria).
Grass is growing and the mowers are coming out earlier than usual, while flowers such as the lesser celandine and coltsfoot are already in bloom, hawthorns are budding and elders are in leaf.
Later, on a grassy bank by the River Alt, I paused to admire a stretch of lesser celandine, positively radiating sunshine in a bright spell between the hail and snow.