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Both Ranunculus alismifolius and Ranunculus glaberrimus
often carpet moist ground in glowing yellow after snow-melt.

Ranunculus alismifolius

Ranunculus alismifolius

Ranunculus alismifolius variety montanus (Plantain-leaf Buttercup)
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Montane, subalpine. Meadows, wetlands. Spring, summer.
All three above photographs: Echo Basin Loop Road, June 15, 2017 and June 19, 2007.

 

Ranunculus glaberrimus

Ranunculus glaberrimus variety ellipticus (Sagebrush Buttercup)
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Montane, subalpine. Meadows, wetlands. Spring, summer.
Meadows of Ormston Point Road, May 7, 2010.