The flowers are usually radially symmetrical and the number of sepals and petals is highly variable. Numerous stamens form the bushy center of the flower. The leaves are usually alternate, often palmately lobed, but can be pinnately compound or simple. Virgin''s bower is a climbing vine. Some species are poisonous.

Flower This family contains flowers.

Aconite, Winter Eranthis hyemalis
Anemone, Wood Anemone quinquefolia
Buttercup, Bulbous Ranunculus bulbosus
Buttercup, Common/ Tall Buttercup/ Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris
Buttercup, Creeping Ranunculus repens
Buttercup, early Ranunculus fascicularis
Buttercup, Hispid Ranunculus hispidus
Buttercup, Hooked Ranunculus recurvatus
Buttercup, Kidneyleaf Ranunculus abortivus
Buttercup, Swamp Ranunculus septentrionalis
Buttercup, tufted
Cohosh, Black/ Bugbane/ Black Snakeroot Cimicifuga racemosa
Columbine, Garden Aquilega vulgaris
Columbine, Wild/ Eastern Columbine Aquilegia canadensis
Crowfoot, Cursed Ranunculus scleratus
Crowfoot, early
Goldenseal Hydrastis canadensis
Hepatica, Sharp-Lobed Hepatica acutiloba
Larkspur, Dwarf/ Spring Larkspur Delphinium tricorne
Larkspur, rocket Delphinium ajacis
Meadow-rue, Early Thalictrum dioicum
Meadow-Rue, Tall Thalictrum polygamum
Rue-Anemone/ Windflower Anemonella thalictroides
Thimbleweed/ Tall Anemone Anemone virginiana
Virgin's Bower/ Old Man's Beard Clematis virginiana