Ranunculus fluitans

Ranunculus fluitans (the eel-ware) is a species o buttercup. It is a perennial watter plant, that whan in favourable condeetions (sic as fast flowin watter,[2]) it can growe up tae 6 m (20ft) hicht.[3]

Ranunculus fluitans
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Faimily: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Ranunculus
Species: R. fluitans
Binomial name
Ranunculus fluitans
  • Batrachium bachii Wirtg. ex F.Schultz
  • Batrachium fluitans Wimm.
  • Batrachium peucedanifolium Dumort.
  • Batrachium pumilum Nyman [1]


  1. "Ranunculus fluitans Lam. is an accepted name". 23 March 2012. theplantlist.org. Archived frae the original on 17 Apryle 2021. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  2. Reader's Digest Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of Britain. Reader's Digest. 1981. p. 30. ISBN 9780276002175.
  3. J. S. Rodwell; British Plant Communities: Woodlands and Scrub Cambridge University Press, 1990 ISBN 0-521-62718-4