Taxon  Report   11970    
Ranunculus californicus  Benth.  var. californicus 
Common buttercup
Ranunculus californicus var. californicus
© 2013 Gary McDonald
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ranunculus californicus var. californicus
© 2012 Gary McDonald
Ranunculus californicus var. californicus
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Ranunculus californicus var. californicus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Ranunculus californicus var. californicus
© 2012 Gary McDonald

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

More information about  Ranunculus californicus var. californicus
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

Search (Flora of North America)

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 24, 2019).