We've all heard the rhyme "April showers bring May flowers", but just what blooms in May?
Follow along as we post about a new flower every day in May, some familiar, some may be new, all beautiful in their unique sort of way!
Known by both titles tall and common, the Ranunculus acris (common/tall buttercup) is the most widespread of the buttercups and the easiest to identify with its tall branching stems and bright waxy looking flowers.
Children would often hold buttercups under each others chins to find out if they liked butter (if the yellow reflected back on the chin they did like it!).
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Emily is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist who spends her time exploring and learning about the unique history and nature in North East Ohio. She lives with her husband and cat in Wooster where she is also a family portrait and nature photographer as well as grows and cans her own vegetables. When she's not doing that, yoga and embroidery (not at the same time) are other things she enjoys.