Snowy Buttercup

Ranunculus nivalis

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Ranunculus nivalis, the snow buttercup, is a species of plant in the family Ranunculaceae. It displays prevalent heliotropism, thus gaining an advantage in its harsh, cold environment through capturing more solar energy by following the sun.

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  1. (c) Mikko Heikkinen, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1580836
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranunculus_nivalis

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