How to use Buttercups in a sentence
Buttercups, violets, anemones, spring beauties, trilliums, arbutus, orchids, columbine, laurel, honeysuckle, golden rod and asters are common wild flowers, and of ferns there are many varieties.
Such are most Cruciferae, buttercups, king-cup (Caltha), Potentilla.
Whole fields were yellow with buttercups or white with the ghosts of dandelions whose tiny parachutes floated off, seeking fertile fields in which to propagate.
Luckily these three commonest buttercups were all on site, so at first it all seemed to be pretty straightforward!
As an example of extreme asymmetry we may take de Vries's record of the frequency with which given numbers of petals occur in a certain race of buttercups.Advertisement
Although it is usually avoided by stock creeping buttercup is more palatable than the other buttercups and may be grazed.
Then come the early purple orchids and Goldilocks buttercups.
England has a wealth of wild flowers including snowdrops, daffodils, bluebells, primroses, buttercups and cowslips.
Cowslips, violets, anemones, buttercups and blood-roots are conspicuous in early spring, the white pond lily and the yellow pond lily in summer, asters and golden-rod in autumn, and besides these there are about 1500 other flowering plants in the state and more than 50 species of ferns.
In the glades are bunch-grass and a variety of flowering plants; buttercups, daisies, forget-me-nots and other wild flowers may be found near melting snow-banks in August.Advertisement
It soon became the norm for fairies to be pictured as the size of buttercups and daisies, flitting about on gossamer wings and hidding under toadstools.