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Ranunculus occidentalis  Nutt.  var. occidentalis 
Western buttercup
Ranunculus occidentalis var. occidentalis is a perennial herb that is native to California.
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Parent: Ranunculus occidentalis
Genus: Ranunculus
Family: Ranunculaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSRanunculus eisenii
PLANTSRanunculus howellii
JEF + PLANTSRanunculus occidentalis var. eisenii
JEF + PLANTSRanunculus occidentalis var. rattanii
PLANTSRanunculus occidentalis 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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/27/2022).