* Flowers yellow, with 5 petals.
* Leaves lance-shaped.
* Species distinguished by the length of the petals and sepals.
* Height: 1-2'.
* Flowers June - September.
* Habitat: Swamps, marshes, shorelines.
* Range: Throughout the northeastern United States.
* Spearworts are actually buttercups. Try this old trick: Hold one under
your chin. Is your chin yellow? If so, you like butter. Like you need
a flower to tell you...