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Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus (Cursed buttercup)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus

Ranunculus sceleratus L. var. sceleratus

Cursed Buttercup

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Synonym(s): Hecatonia scelerata, Ranunculus sceleratus var. typicus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I), SPM (I)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , CA , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) 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 sceleratus var. sceleratus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus


Record Modified: 2023-05-04
Research By: TWC Staff

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