The Sequier's buttercup (Ranunculus seguieri) belongs to Ranunculaceae (the Buttercup family). It is a perennial herb that is native to the Alps and the Apennines. This herb grows in damp meadows, stony places and screes on limesone, at 1800-2400 m elavation, and it can reach 5-15 cm in height. The basal leaves are long stalked, pentagonal, and 3-5 lobed, and each lobe with angular-pointed segments. The cauline leaves are similar but smaller. The solitaly or two, white flowers bloom from June to July. The petals are slightly notched. The fruits are ovate or sub-spherical achenes.