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Cattle don’t like tall buttercup, but that can allow it to take over a pasture.

Bitter weed a common sight in Alberta

Noxious grassland invader: Tall buttercup

Reading Time: < 1 minute Tall buttercup is often found in Alberta, including in the MD of Lesser Slave River as well as Big Lakes, Yellowhead, Clearwater, and Mountain View counties. This plant contains a bitter, irritating oil that is toxic and can harm grazing livestock, especially cattle. This weed is an invader of wet areas, preferring humus soils, but […] Read more