Ceratocephala orthoceras or Ceratocephala testiculata
(Hornhead)
Family:
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
   
The achenes of Ceratocephala orthoceras have a straight beak and the sepals persist as the fruit forms. The dissected leaves also help with identification. C. orthoceras blooms in early spring.

Vegetation zone:  Plains, Foothills
Time of bloom:  March - May
Origin:  Introduced

Eastern Colorado Wildflowers