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Wildflower ID

Posted by cpackjr z6 WV (My Page) on
Tue, May 7, 13 at 21:22

I have two wildflowers that I would like help with. One is common and looks similar to false rue anomone. This one has only one flower per plant and often has three trillium like leaves.

The second one was found on a roadside:

Thanks for any help,
Charles

Here is a link that might be useful: West Virginia Wild Flowers

This post was edited by cpackjr on Tue, May 7, 13 at 21:27


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RE: Wildflower ID

Perhaps the first one is Anemone quinquefolia or something similar?


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Yes, the first is probably Anemone lancifolia (which has 3 leaves,, as compared to quinquefolia which has 5 leaves).


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Flower looks like a ranunculus. But I don't know which one.

Here is a link that might be useful: wild buttercup


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I think the second one was ID'd here recently?


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"""Posted by abgardeneer Z3, Calgary (My Page) on Tue, May 7, 13 at 23:58
I think the second one was ID'd here recently?""

If so, I could not find it. Do you remember when?
Thanks,
Charles

Here is a link that might be useful: West Virginia Native Wildflowers


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the second one looks some what similar to one I posted recently which was identified as Wedelia . I have no idea if this is the same thing but it might be what was seen recently here.

Here is a link that might be useful: wedelia


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Ranunculus abortivus?

http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=RAAB

Here is a link that might be useful: Another thread.


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Ranunculus abortivus ---Kidneyleaf Buttercup
By Jove, that's it.Compared online photos to more of my photos and that is definately it. There is a similar plant that only blooms in the spring

Here is a link that might be useful: West Virginia Native Wildflowers


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