Calflora
Taxon  Report   7029    
Ranunculus arvensis  L.
Corn buttercup,  Field buttercup
Ranunculus arvensis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Ranunculus
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ranunculus arvensis var. tuberculatus
More information about  Ranunculus arvensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (RAAR3)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2019).