Taxon  Report   7049 
Ranunculus occidentalis  Nutt.
western buttercup
Ranunculus occidentalis, 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 occidentalis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Ranunculus occidentalis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Coastal Prairie, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Ranunculus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Ranunculus occidentalis var. dissectus
Ranunculus occidentalis var. howellii
Ranunculus occidentalis var. occidentalis
Ranunculus occidentalis var. ultramontanus
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Ranunculus occidentalis  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (RAOC)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

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: Jul 24, 2014).

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