Lesser Celandine
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Taken at Buttermere on 20th April 2018 using
 Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.




 

Taken at 
Baron's Haugh on 29th March 2018 using
 Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
Fact File

Taken at  Strathclyde Park on 20th March 2019 using Nikon D500
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.

Taken at Baron's Haugh on 29th March 2019 using
Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode
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Lesser Celandine.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Rununculus ficaria.
Buttercup.
Perennial.

Pilewort.
Habitat:
Blooms:
Height:
Feature:

Damp grassy places, riversides, hedgerows
March-May.
0.5-2 cms.
A favourite flower of the poet William Wordsworth,
Lesser Celandine is one of the earliest spring flowers.
It was once used to treat scrofula, the "King's evil".
Modern herbologists prescribe the plant in treatments
for haemorrhoids - hence "Pilewort".