Taxon  Report   7036    
Ranunculus eschscholtzii  Schltdl.  var. oxynotus  (A. Gray) Jeps.
Eschscholtz's buttercup
Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. oxynotus
© 2010 Dan Shimmon
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Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. oxynotus
© 2015 Steve Matson
Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. oxynotus
© 2010 Dan Shimmon
Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. oxynotus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. oxynotus
© 2013 Belinda Lo
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian


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

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ranunculus oxynotus
More information about  Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. oxynotus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 17, 2019).