Buttercup, Bulbous


A low-growing perennial with divided leaves and distinctive yellow flowers. The buttercups are common weeds of turfgrass, lawns, pastures, hay fields, and occasionally landscapes and stand from 8 to 24 inches in height but generally more prostrate in turfgrass and lawns. Stems are occasionally hairy near the base and end in a typical buttercup flower. Flowers range from 1/2 to 1 1/4 inches wide and consist of 5 to 7 bright yellow petals.

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