Taxon  Report   7061    
Ranunculus uncinatus  D. Don
Hook seeded buttercup,  Hooked fruit buttercup, Woodland buttercup
Ranunculus uncinatus
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Ranunculus uncinatus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Ranunculus uncinatus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Ranunculus uncinatus, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Ranunculus uncinatus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Ranunculus
Communities: Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian


Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Ranunculus uncinatus var. parviflorus
ICPN: Ranunculus uncinatus var. uncinatus
More information about  Ranunculus uncinatus
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


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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 23, 2019).