Calflora
Taxon  Report   7046 
Ranunculus lobbii  (Hiern) A. Gray
Buttercup,  Lobb's aquatic buttercup, Lobb's buttercup
Ranunculus lobbii
© 2014 John Doyen
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Ranunculus lobbii
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
Ranunculus lobbii
© 1996 Doreen L. Smith
Ranunculus lobbii, a dicot, is an annual herb (aquatic) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Ranunculus lobbii
© 2007 Matt Below
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Ranunculus
Communities:
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Redwood Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: vernal-pools
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Ranunculus aquatilis var. lobbii
More information about  Ranunculus lobbii
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 (RALO)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2018).

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