Taxon  Report   10296 
Ranunculus cymbalaria  Pursh
Alkali buttercup

Ranunculus cymbalaria
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Ranunculus cymbalaria, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Ranunculus cymbalaria
© 2007 Steve Matson
Genus: Ranunculus
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Cyrtorhyncha cymbalaria ssp. alpina
PLANTS: Cyrtorhyncha cymbalaria
PLANTS: Halerpestes cymbalaria ssp. saximontana
PLANTS: Halerpestes cymbalaria
PLANTS: Ranunculus cymbalaria ssp. saximontanus
PLANTS: Ranunculus cymbalaria var. alpinus
PLANTS: Ranunculus cymbalaria var. typicus
TJM2 + PLANTS: Ranunculus cymbalaria var. saximontanus
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 28, 2015).

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