Ranunculus aquatilis, the common water-crowfoot or white water-crowfoot, is a plant species of the genus Ranunculus.

This is an aquatic plant, growing in mats on the surface of water. It has branching thread-like underwater leaves and toothed floater leaves.

The flowers are white petaled with yellow centres and are held a centimetre or two above the water.

Flowering time: Late April/May to June

When in flower period and viewed from a distance the water looks like it’s been dusted with snow and this is very pretty view.

The sub-species R. aquatilis capillaceus is used is used in India in the treatment of intermittent fevers, rheumatism and asthma.

All photos are taken at National park Pirin in area around Popovo lake and around Tevno lake.