Lesser Celandine

Lesser celandine is another herald of spring to look out for.

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Lesser celandine

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4 Responses to Lesser Celandine

  1. Murtagh's Meadow says:

    Beautiful!

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  2. sspville says:

    Invasive! Very pretty, but it’s destroying marsh and other lowland habitat, crowding out marsh marigol, bloodroot, wild ginger, twin leaf, and other spring plants that wildlife depend on.

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    • The poisonous lesser celandine, a member of the buttercup family, is not listed as an invasive plant in the UK; it is considered a harbinger of spring.

      Because of the short growing period, the plant may not be a problem in gardens – it can provide colour at a time when the ground tends to look bare.

      I look forward to seeing lesser celandine on Wilden Marsh.

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