Calflora
Taxon  Report   7061    
Ranunculus uncinatus  D. Don
Hook seeded buttercup,  Hooked fruit buttercup, Woodland buttercup
Ranunculus uncinatus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ranunculus uncinatus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Ranunculus uncinatus
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Ranunculus uncinatus, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Ranunculus uncinatus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Ranunculus
Communities: Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Ranunculus uncinatus var. parviflorus
ICPN: Ranunculus uncinatus var. uncinatus
More information about  Ranunculus uncinatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (RAUN)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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