Ranunculus amphitrichus (Small River Buttercup)
Genus: Ranunculus From the Latin 'rana' frog
Species: R. amphitrichus
Binomial name: Ranunculus amphitrichus
Synonym: Ranunculus rivularis
Common name: Waoriki, Small River Buttercup
Ranunculus amphitrichus is a small perennial with parsley like leaves and is endemic to New Zealand (North, South, Chatham Islands) and also Australia.
Its habitat coastal to montane areas in wet conditions and is often partially submerged on the edges of lakes, ponds and wet grasslands. It develops yellow flowers between October to January. Excellant for spawning fish.
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