Ranunculus fluitans. River water crowfoot.

Life-form & Growth Form:

Hydrophyte/helophyte. Herbaceous perennial. Irregularly fragmenting, extensively creeping and rooting at nodes.  

Flowering period: 

June to August. 


Large, rapid-flowing, base-rich mesotrophic streams & rivers. Lowland.  


Water pollution into river, including agricultural run-off.  

Static distribution map:
Ranunculus fluitans
Ranunculus fluitans
For an interactive map follow this link to the BSBI webpage