Herb: Rough-Seed Buttercup
Latin name: Ranunculus muricatus
Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)
Medicinal use of Rough-Seed Buttercup:The plant is used is used in the treatment of intermittent fevers, gout and asthma.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:A weed of cornfields.
Propagation of Rough-Seed Buttercup:Seed - sow spring in situ.
Cultivation of the herb:A weed of cornfields.
Known hazards of Ranunculus muricatus: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.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.