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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

Distribution

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

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU FAC
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

Metadata

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

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