FLORA OF ICELAND elements: Ranunculus trichophyllus, Thread-leaved Water-crowfoot, Lónasóley

Ranunculus trichophyllus; The Thread-leaved Water-crowfoot is a water plant. It grows in all regions of Iceland in shallow calm waters with little or no water flow. The submerged thread-leaves and the whitish buttercups protruding from the water surface characterizes this plant. The white flowers have a characteristic yellow center.
It is a member of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae). The Icelandic name of this species is Lónasóley.

A brief introduction to Iceland plants
Text & Photographs by Dick Vuijk
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Other Buttercup family members

Other Buttercup family members

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Natural History of Iceland Site  in Dutch

Natural History of Iceland Site  Dutch