Calflora
Taxon  Report   7025    
Ranunculus aquatilis  L.
white water buttercup
Ranunculus aquatilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Ranunculaceae  
Genus: Ranunculus
Subspecies and Varieties:

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, many plant communities

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSBatrachium aquatile
PLANTSRanunculus aquatilis var. hispidulus
PLANTSRanunculus aquatilis var. typicus
PLANTSRanunculus trichophyllus var. hispidulus
More information about  Ranunculus aquatilis

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/13/2021).