Common Buttercup (Ranunculus acris)
A high growing flower, up to 70cm, with 5 glossy yellow petals. This plant species is common around the world. Often seen in meadows and along edges of forests.
How to Identify
The intense yellow color of 5 petals and the thin and high growing feature are distinguishable characteristics.
Where and When to Spot
Around Montreal, I start seeing this flower early June in wildflower meadows and edge of forests along wildflower meadows.