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Common Name: Rough-Seed Buttercup
Ranunculus muricatus is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.30 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
All parts of the plant are poisonous when fresh, the toxins are destroyed by heat or by drying[
]. The plant also has a strongly acrid juice that can cause blistering to the skin[
Mediterranean. Widely naturalized in Britain.
A weed of cornfields[
A weed of arable land[
A greedy plant, inhibiting the growth of nearby plants, especially legumes[
The plant is used is used in the treatment of intermittent fevers, gout and asthma[
Seed - sow spring in situ.