Taxon  Report   7047 
Ranunculus macounii  Britton
Macoun's buttercup
Ranunculus macounii
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Ranunculus macounii, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Ranunculus macounii
© 2009 Trent M. Draper
Genus: Ranunculus
Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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PLANTS: Ranunculus macounii var. oreganus
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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