Taxon  Report   7058 
Ranunculus sardous  Crantz
Hairy buttercup
Ranunculus sardous, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Genus: Ranunculus
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Ranunculus parvulus
More information about  Ranunculus sardous
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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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: Mar 21, 2018).

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