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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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
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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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
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website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (RAOC)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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