Lesser celandine

Lesser celandine, Ranuculus ficaria syn Ficaria verna, Grán Arcáin in Irish or ‘Piglet’s Grain’. One of the first flowers of the Spring, they are appearing at the edges of paths, besides streams, damp areas, on roadsides and beside hedgerows all over the country. They are very widespread and often go unnoticed, they are low-growing, up to…