What are these yellow flowers? There are currently lots and lots of them (here in Central Europe, zone 6), mostly in the shade of large trees in a park environment. The flowers are approx. 2 cm in diameter. A lot of purple liverworts grew in the same environment, but those have mostly withered by now.

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It looks to me like lesser celandine, which belongs to the buttercup family, as does the The purple liverworts you mentioned.

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    Definetively correct, have been battling these for decades... You might want to mention that the buds and young leaves are edible (before flowers open).
    – Stephie
    Apr 12, 2015 at 9:18

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