Calflora
Taxon  Report   7059 
Ranunculus sceleratus  L.
Cursed buttercup,  Cursed crowfoot
Ranunculus sceleratus
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
More photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ranunculus sceleratus
© 2016 Neal Kramer
Ranunculus sceleratus
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Ranunculus sceleratus, a dicot, is an annual herb (aquatic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Ranunculus sceleratus
© 2016 Neal Kramer
Communities:
Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Ranunculus sceleratus
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 (RASC3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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 18, 2018).

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