Plant Profile

Ranunculus hispidus: Hispid Buttercup, Bristly Buttercup

Family: Buttercup

Location: Holliday Lake State Park: Lakeshore Trail

Bloom Period: April—May

Habitat: Rich, moist woods, meadows

Interesting Facts:

  • Ranunculus means little frog.
  • Hispid means hairy/bristly.
  • Used by Native Americans to treat wounds.