lesser spearwort

noun

: either of two creeping species of Ranunculus:
a
: an English spearwort (R. flammula)

called also banewort

b
: a spearwort of the U.S. (R. pusillus)

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“Lesser spearwort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lesser%20spearwort. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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