Species name:

Ficaria verna

Taxonomy

Genus

Species

verna

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Ficaria verna

Classifier

Huds.

Distribution

East United States, Europe, Russia, North Africa, Australia and New Zealand

Utility

Only young leaves in spring make an excellent salad. The leaves turn poisonous as the fruit matures. Petals are used as toothes cleaner. Medicinal uses. It provides to a small contribution in honey production. It is an ornamental plant and a good crop cover. Biodiversity

Flowering time

XII - V

Pollen colour

Yellow

Pollen

+

Nectar

+

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Triangular
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Equatorial view : Suboblate
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