Ranunculus flowers are native to South America and grow in slightly warm climates. They are usually found in moderately cold climates and die in extremely frosty weather. However, certain species like the buttercup can survive even when other shrubs and grasses have died. Cattle and other livestock in extreme weather, often consume Ranunculous flowers during times of extreme scarcity. This can prove to be fatal as the toxins contained in the flower could spell death or serious health problems for the animal in question.
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Originally posted 2011-01-18 19:49:15. Republished by Blog Post Promoter