One of the largest members of the buttercup family, greater spearwort (Ranunculus lingua) is an attractive native plant to grow as an emergent in ponds. In this picture you can see the fruits just after the flowers have dropped their petals.
Technical Information: Photographed with a Minolta Dimage Z1.|
Copyright Richard Burkmar 2004. Permission is hereby granted for anyone to use this image for non-commercial purposes which are of benefit to the natural environment. School pupils, students, teachers and educators are invited to use and reproduce the image freely. The photographer should be credited where practicable. Use for commercial purposes is prohibited unless permission is obtained from the copyright holder.|
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