Trollius laxus Salisb.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Magnoliidae||Includes magnolias, nutmeg, bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, black pepper, and many others|
|Order||Ranunculales||Basal (evolved earlier) eudicots, also called “true dicots”|
|Genus||Trollius||New Latin, from German trollblume trollflower|
|Species||laxus||Latin: (1) wide, spacious, roomy; (2) yielding; (3) loose, free|
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Trollius laxus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.
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5/22/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 24 × 16" (62 × 41 cm)
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