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Ranunculus micranthus

Ranunculus micranthus Nutt.

Rock Buttercup, Small-flowered Crowfoot, Tiny-flowered Buttercup

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)

Synonym(s): Ranunculus micranthus var. cymbalistes, Ranunculus micranthus var. delitescens

USDA Symbol: RAMI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SD , TN , VA , WV
Native Habitat: Woods, meadows, clearings.

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Ranunculus micranthus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ranunculus micranthus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ranunculus micranthus


Record Modified: 2020-11-12
Research By: CBR

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