A spring-flowering rhizomatous perennial herb naturalised in shady places, such as in woodland and along paths. Lowland.
A. ranunculoides has been grown in British gardens since at least 1596. It was first recorded in the wild in 1778.
A European Temperate species, absent as a native from much of W. Europe.
PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.