Ranunculus ficaria L.
Name: Ranunculus ficaria L. (syn. Ficaria verna)
Croatian name: Zlatica, ledinjak
English name: Lesser Celandine
Low growing (5 - 15 cm) herbaceous perennial with fleshy roots. It flowers in March and April.
The leaves are shiny, dark green cordate or kidney-like.
Star like flowers have three sepals and mostly eight yellow, shiny petals. Stamens are numerous.
The plant grows in woods but also on every moist soil. It is a common weed in the gardens too.
NB. The plant is poisonous.