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Identify Species (Photo)[edit]

Ranunculus bush

Does anybody knows what species of Ranunculus is this ? (I'm not sure whether it is repens or other) I also have pictures of a species similar to this one in the picture, just that it has white flowers and six larger petals. bogdan ʤjuʃkə | Talk 21:26, 11 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Actually, it's an "Anemone false ranunculus" (Anemone ranunculoides) bogdan ʤjuʃkə | Talk 21:46, 22 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Bur Buttercup[edit]

I suggest this entry be deleted from the Ranunculus page. When following this link to Ranunculus testiculatus, it is redirected to Caratocephala testiculata, suggesting that it is incorrectly classified as a species of the Ranunculus genus.

Done --Melburnian (talk) 07:30, 8 January 2008 (UTC)

Dead head old blooms?[edit]

does anyone know if one should "dead head" the old blooms of the ranunculus —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 12:52, 17 April 2008 (UTC)

Buttercup also a name for Narcissus[edit]

Searching for "buttercup" led me here, but I could not find the buttercup I was seeking (it was not on the Buttercup disambiguation page either). I was looking for Narcissus and I finally found it. Posting it here so that maybe it will help others find the flower quicker. (Buttercup is what I heard the Narcissus flowers called by everyone I knew, for my whole life!) Thanks. Fallendarling (talk) 17:18, 17 July 2010 (UTC)

If you can find reliable and quotable evidence that Narcissus is widely called Buttercup in some parts of the world, then am appropriate comment can be added. This is not the case in Britain where Narcissus is exclusively called Daffodil.  Velela  Velela Talk   20:53, 17 July 2010 (UTC)

Wrong species in picture attached to article[edit]

There is a picture attached to this article named "Buttercups in park in Louisiana", which looks more like flowers of some plant part of the lily family (Liliacee) on the 6-petal flowers and long leaves. This picture should be checked and removed if not actually showing a legitimately Ranunculus species. This is the link for reference: — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:36, 21 June 2015 (UTC)

Yes, the image is actually a Hemerocallis cultivar.Dwergenpaartje (talk) 10:25, 18 December 2015 (UTC)