Calflora
Taxon  Report   7045    
Ranunculus hydrocharoides  A. Gray
Frog's bit buttercup,  Frogbit buttercup
Ranunculus hydrocharoides, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(14 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Ranunculus hydrocharoides var. hydrocharoides
More information about  Ranunculus hydrocharoides
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (RAHY)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 24, 2020).