Another latin name Ficaria Verna also known as Pilewort, it prefers bare damp ground it is a perennial plant growing is woodlands and some open areas ‚ hedgerows and shady areas. Flowers in early to late spring March-May with bright yellow flowers.
Lesser Celandine will thrive in shade, partial shade or areas on shady banks. As native plants to the UK, they’re commonly found on stream banks, hedgerows, and wooded areas where there is plenty of shade. They do not do well where sites are grazed or mown often.