What is a buttercup?


A buttercup is a wild plant with bright yellow cup-shaped flowers which flowers during springtime. It is common in grasslands and as a garden weed. It is poisonous and should be avoided by livestock.
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It's delightful to see a patch of tiny yellow buttercups sprung up on their own from the ground; thus, buttercups symbolize cheerfulness and charm. Children play games with them,
The Buttercups are plants found in fields. Their toxicity comes from the entire plant. Poison
A buttercup symbolizes childishness.
buttercup: any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus
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any of numerous plants of the genus Ranunculus, having glossy yellow flowers and deeply cut leaves.
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A buttercup is a member is of the Ranunculaceae family and are also called crowfoot. The buttercup grows in the northern hemisphere. Most buttercups have fibrous roots and grow alone or are loosely clustered. There is 250 species in this family and are used in floral arrangements. The buttercups can range in color anf often grow in the wild in moist places, like swamps. Buttercups can be seen on the side of highways and are very resilient.
Buttercup is a large genus of plants in the Ranunculacea. They are mostly herbaceous perennials with bright yellow or white flowers. Their petals are often highly lustrous, especially in yellow species. You can find more info at: en.wikipedia.org
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