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Large Ranunculus
Polymixis flavicincta
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Small Ranunculus
Hecatera dysodea

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.280

A recent arrival now found widely across the region, having become extinct in Britain in the mid 20th century and subsequently re-colonised and spread, first appearing in 1997. Associated with dry, open sites especially with bare ground, including gardens and other urban sites.

Recorded in 41 (53%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Prickly Lettuce, Great lettuce and cultivated lettuce
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
19/09/20227VC23 - OxfordshireSP51 -
29/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP60
28/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ08
21/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU68
21/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU99

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