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Ranunculus orthorhynchus (Straightbeak buttercup)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Ranunculus orthorhynchus

Ranunculus orthorhynchus Hook.

Straightbeak Buttercup

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: RAOR3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Stems nearly erect or decumbent, up to about 3 feet long, often shorter.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AK , CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW FACW
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.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America - beta site (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2022-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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