Taxon  Report   7022 
Ranunculus alismifolius  Benth.  var. alismellus  A. Gray
Plantainleaf buttercup,  Slender buttercup, Small water plantain buttercup
Ranunculus alismifolius var. alismellus
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Ranunculus alismifolius var. alismellus
© 2009 Keir Morse
Ranunculus alismifolius var. alismellus
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Ranunculus alismifolius var. alismellus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ranunculus alismifolius var. alismellus
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Ranunculus
Parent Record Ranunculus alismifolius
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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