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|Ranunculus graniticola (Granite Buttercup)|
Ranunculus...from Latin, rana, a frog and ulus, little, ie "little frog", apparently referring to the swampy habitat of many species and graniticola...growing in rocky hills
Ranunculus is a genus of 400-500 species worldwide with about 47 species native to Australia. They may be annuals or perennials usually with shiny-yellow flowers and are known as "buttercups". This one grows in profusion high in Kosciuszko National Park in wet, rocky areas.
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- [2019-01-16 1:45]
Hi Ian,there is something like that in my country,blooming in early springtime,the "ficaria" subspecies,and i know how isn't easy to have a good pic with this terrific metallic yellow..ehehe..your is excellent,very bright and well exposed,i like it! Thanks for the info about the restart of TN and have a nice evening! Luciano