tall buttercup

variants: or tall crowfoot or tall field buttercup

Definition of tall buttercup

: a perennial European buttercup (Ranunculus acris) widely naturalized especially in eastern North America and having a short thick rootstock and long petioled rosette leaves that are 5- to 7-parted with linear toothed segments

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“Tall buttercup.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tall%20buttercup. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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