Calflora
Taxon  Report   10676 
Ranunculus aquatilis  L.  var. aquatilis 
Whitewater crowfoot
Ranunculus aquatilis var. aquatilis
© 2016 John Doyen
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Ranunculus aquatilis var. aquatilis
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Ranunculus aquatilis var. aquatilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California.

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Ranunculus aquatilis var. aquatilis
© 2016 John Doyen
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Ranunculus
Parent Record Ranunculus aquatilis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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ICPN: Ranunculus aquatilis var. hispidulus
ICPN: Ranunculus aquatilus var. hispidulus
More information about  Ranunculus aquatilis var. aquatilis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Ranunculus:  from the Latin rana, "little frog," because many species tend to grow in moist places (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 19, 2018).

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