Protecting the Lapland buttercup


The Lapland buttercup (Ranunculus lapponicus) is protected by the European Union’s Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and Finland’s Nature Conservation Act (1996/1096). It is one of the northern plant species that Finland has a responsibility to monitor and protect. While it is commonly encountered throughout Lapland, the Lapland buttercup is considered rare [...]