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Photo: Buttercups Italy

Fields of colorful yellow buttercups are found throughout the region of South Tyrol, Italy.

Attractive yellow buttercups brighten any field in South Tyrol, Italy but are actually considered as a perennial weed. Buttercups grow in lawns, pastures and fields and bloom from April to July throughout South Tyrol, Italy.

The flowers have both male and female organs and are pollinated by bees, flies, beetles, moths and butterflies. The buttercups prefer acid, neutral and basic soils and can grow in partial shade or no shade at all but require moist soil to survive. The buttercups are considered very low on the scale for their usefulness around Italy, Europe.

The stems of the buttercups are about 8-25 inches tall, standing erect and have a slightly hairy flower. The flower forms at the top of the stems and has about five to seven petals each.

Buttercups carry an old myth where you press a buttercup under your chin to see if you like butter or not which sometimes can cause a slight skin irritation due to the glycoside in this plant. ... continue below the picture...



Buttercups Italy

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Buttercups Italy
Photo of Buttercups growing wild in a field in South Tyrol, Italy in Europe.

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... As much as the people of South Tyrol, Italy consider buttercups to be a problem, they adorn fields with a sense of happiness due to their sunny, yellow color.

Italy, South Tyrol, Europe, Europe 2006.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 70mm.

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Buttercups Italy
Fields of colorful yellow buttercups are found throughout the region of South Tyrol, Italy.
Scientific Name
Ranunculus bulbous
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Rolf Hicker
Stock Photo ID
yj4w5653 - Buttercups Italy

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