Taxon  Report   7034    
Ranunculus cymbalaria  Pursh  var. saximontanus  Fernald  
(no longer an active name)
Desert buttercup,  Desert crowfoot, Rocky mountain buttercup
Ranunculus cymbalaria var. saximontanus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Ranunculus cymbalaria

NOTE: Ranunculus cymbalaria var. saximontanus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Ranunculus cymbalaria var. saximontanus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Oct 15, 2019).