Taxon  Report   7052 
Ranunculus orthorhynchus  Hook.  var. orthorhynchus 
Straight beaked buttercup,  Straightbeak buttercup
Ranunculus orthorhynchus var. orthorhynchus
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Ranunculus orthorhynchus var. orthorhynchus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Ranunculus orthorhynchus var. orthorhynchus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Ranunculus orthorhynchus var. orthorhynchus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ranunculus orthorhynchus var. orthorhynchus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Ranunculus
Parent Record Ranunculus orthorhynchus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Ranunculus orthorhynchus ssp. alaschensis
PLANTS: Ranunculus orthorhynchus ssp. platyphyllus
PLANTS: Ranunculus orthorhynchus var. alaschensis
ICPN + PLANTS: Ranunculus orthorhynchus var. hallii
PLANTS: Ranunculus orthorhynchus var. typicus
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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: Jul 22, 2018).

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