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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

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