Taxon  Report   7050    
Ranunculus orthorhynchus  Hook.
Bloomer's buttercup,  Straight beaked buttercup, Straightbeak buttercup
Ranunculus orthorhynchus
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ranunculus orthorhynchus
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Ranunculus orthorhynchus
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Ranunculus orthorhynchus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Ranunculus orthorhynchus
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
Communities: Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, (many plant communities), Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian


Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Ranunculus orthorhynchus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

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website references from Google

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: Jan 21, 2019).