Taxon  Report   11983 
Ranunculus sceleratus  L.  var. sceleratus 
Cursed buttercup
Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus
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Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus, a dicot, is an annual herb (aquatic) that is native to California.

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Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Genus: Ranunculus
Parent Record Ranunculus sceleratus
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Hecatonia scelerata
PLANTS: Ranunculus sceleratus var. typicus
More information about  Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jun 19, 2018).

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