Lesser Celandine

Lesser Celandine

Lesser Celandine is a native, tuberous, perennial herb growing up to 25cm.

Flowers are solitary (between 1 to 3cm across) with green, ovate sepals and 7 to 12 bright yellow petals. Petals have a dark patch at the base.

Leaves are green, glossy and heart shaped.

They grow in damp woods, hedge banks, banks of streams, marshes and waste ground, where they can form extensive carpets.

Photo Credit: © Keith Jones