Taxon  Report   11976 
Ranunculus flammula  L.  var. ovalis  (Bigelow) L.D. Benson
Greater creeping spearwort
Ranunculus flammula var. ovalis
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Ranunculus flammula var. ovalis
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Ranunculus flammula var. ovalis
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Ranunculus flammula var. ovalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Ranunculus flammula var. ovalis
© 2011 2011 Eric Wrubel/NPS
Genus: Ranunculus
Parent Record Ranunculus flammula
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Ranunculus flammula var. flammula
More information about  Ranunculus flammula var. ovalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 16, 2017).

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