Taxon  Report   7032 
Ranunculus californicus  Benth.
California buttercup,  common buttercup
Ranunculus californicus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Ranunculus californicus
© 2004 George W. Hartwell
Ranunculus californicus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Communities:
Northern Coastal Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Valley Grassland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows, slopes [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Ranunculus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Ranunculus californicus var. californicus
Ranunculus californicus var. cuneatus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Ranunculus californicus var. austromontanus
PLANTS: Ranunculus californicus var. cuneatus
PLANTS: Ranunculus californicus var. gratus
PLANTS: Ranunculus californicus var. rugulosus
PLANTS: Ranunculus californicus var. typicus
PLANTS: Ranunculus rugulosus
 Information about  Ranunculus californicus  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (RACA2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 23, 2014).

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