Buttercup or Crowfoot

FORM almost entirely herbaceous plants, One genus Clematis woody vines.

Genera 50      

Species 1900 in our area 101 (Gray); 104 (B&B)43

Distribution  Temperate and artic many garden plants

Flowers Flowers highly variable, flowers radially symmetrical with simple petals (buttercups and anemones) or spurred (columbines), or bilaterally symmetrical (delphiniums); Fruits dry seeds or pods. Solitary or terminal inflorescences

#Parts  3-15 petal-like Sepals, 0-5 petals, 5 - many stamens. 

Symmetry radial

Leaves Alternate, basal, compound or divided. Some species poisonous to livestock.