Adonis Vernalis – Yellow pheasant’s Eye

Adonis Vernalis - Yellow pheasant's Eye

– FAMILY: Ranunculaceae   – PLANT DESCRIPTION: It is a Perennial herbaceous plant reaching up to 30 cm in height. The stem is branching, and the leaves many-cleft and sessile. The flowers are large, yellow, and attractive, with 10 or 12 oblong, spreading petals, slightly toothed at the apex. The fruit consists of numerous 1-sided acheniae. It can be found in eastern South Europe and into Russia. Naturalized in north-eastern United States. Found on sunny grassy hills on dry calcareous soils. A rare plant in most of its range, it…

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