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n. - A family of herbs and shrubs that include the buttercup.

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  • Tall herbfields grow on well-developed humus soils, dominated by species of Compositae, Cyperaceae, Gramineae, Juncaceae, Ranunculaceae, and Umbelliferae.
  • In gardens two or three Ranunculaceae, Jasminum, pinks, sweet-williams, marigolds, stocks, and wall-flowers, are common, with a broad-leaved species of flag, the flowers...
  • Clematis is a member of the Ranunculaceae (buttercup) family.
  • A member of the Ranunculaceae family, clematis is related to anemone (anemones), ranunculus for more
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