Calflora
Taxon  Report   7020 
Ranunculus acris  L.
Acrid buttercup,  Tall buttercup
Ranunculus acris
© 2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Ranunculus acris
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Ranunculus acris, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Ranunculus acris
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Ranunculus
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Ranunculus acris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (RAAC3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2017).

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