Asker Nature Reserve


There are three different species of buttercups found within Asker Meadows. Ranunculus bulbosus (Bulbous Buttercup), R. acris (Meadow Buttercup) and R. repens (Creeping Buttercup). You can tell these three apart by looking at features of the flowers and leaves.   1. Look at their flowers. They all have 5 yellow petals. Below these petals, there are 5 greenish yellow sepals. In R. bulbosus the… Continue reading Buttercups