From coast to summit - the Buttercup family
Families
Marsh Marigold or Kingcup flower Lesser Celandine carpels Creeping Buttercup flower Globeflower
Buttercups or Ranunculaceae have many stamens and carpels The carpels are where the seed develops. Most buttercups have one seed The smaller sepals are seen below the petals in this Creeping Buttercup Globeflower Trollius europaeus has large, almost spherical flowers
Lesser Celandine Marsh Marigold or Kingcup seeds Wood Anemone Marsh Marigold or Kingcup
Lesser Celandine Ranunculus ficaria only has three sepals; very unusual Marsh Marigold Caltha palustris have several seeds in each carpel Anemones are in this family. The 'petals' are really sepals. Marsh Marigold or Kingcup also have sepals like petals.