Washington Flora Checklist
A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Washington State
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Checklist » Ranunculaceae
Ranunculaceae   (Buttercup Family)

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Family treatment authored by Fred Weinmann; last updated 4/13/2009 by David Giblin
 
Taxon (native species in boldface) # Synonyms Common Names
Aconitum columbianum Nutt. ssp. columbianum    [FNA3] 6 monkshood
Actaea elata (Nutt.) Prantl var. elata    [Draft Revised H&C] 2 tall bugbane
Actaea rubra (Aiton) Willdenow   [FNA3, H&C] 7 baneberry
Adonis aestivalis L.   [FNA3, H&C] 1 summer pheasant's-eye
Adonis annua L.   [FNA3, H&C] 1 blood-drops
Anemone deltoidea Hook.   [FNA3, H&C] 0 threeleaf anemone, Columbian windflower
Anemone drummondii S. Wats. var. drummondii    [FNA3, H&C] 3 Drummond's anemone
Anemone drummondii S. Wats. var. lithophila (Rydb.) C.L. Hitchcock   [FNA3, H&C] 2 Drummonds anemone, little belt mountain anemone
Anemone lyallii Britt.   [FNA3, H&C] 2 Lyall's anemone, little mountain anemone
Anemone multifida Poir var. multifida    [FNA3, H&C] 5 cliff anemone, Pacific anemone
Anemone multifida Poir. var. saxicola Boivin   [FNA3] 2 hirsute anemone
Anemone occidentalis S. Wats.   [FNA3, H&C] 2 western pasqueflower
Anemone oregana Gray var. felix (M.E. Peck) C.L. Hitchc.   [FNA3, H&C] 1 Oregon anemone, western wood anemone
Anemone oregana Gray var. oregana    [FNA3, H&C] 2 Oregon anemone, western wood anemone
Anemone parviflora Michx.   [FNA3, H&C] 3 northern anemone, small-flowered anemone
Anemone patens L. var. multifida Pritz.   [FNA3] 5 cliff anemone
Anemone piperi Britt. ex Rydb.   [FNA3, H&C] 0 Piper's anemone, Piper's windflower
Aquilegia flavescens S. Wats.   [FNA3, H&C] 3 yellow columbine
Aquilegia flavescens S. Wats. × Aquilegia formosa Fisch. ex DC var. formosa 0
Aquilegia formosa Fisch. ex DC var. formosa    [FNA3] 6 red columbine, western columbine, Sitka columbine
Aquilegia vulgaris L.   [FNA3] 0 European columbine
Caltha leptosepala DC   [FNA3] 11 elkslip
Caltha palustris L.   [FNA3] 6 yellow marshmarigold
Ceratocephala testiculata (Crantz) Bess.   [Draft Revised H&C; FNA3] 3 hornseed buttercup
Cimicifuga laciniata S. Wats.   [FNA3, H&C] 1 Mt. Hood bugbane, cut-leaved bugbane
Clematis hirsutissima Pursh var. hirsutissima    [FNA3] 7 Douglas' clematis
Clematis ligusticifolia Nutt.   [FNA3, H&C] 4 western clematis
Clematis occidentalis (Hornem.) DC. var. dissecta (C.L. Hitchc.) J. Pringle   [FNA3] 1 Columbia clematis
Clematis occidentalis (Hornem.) DC. var. grosseserrata (Rydb.) J. Pringle   [FNA3] 3 Columbia clematis
Clematis vitalba L.   [FNA3, H&C] 0 traveler's-joy
Consolida ajacis (L.) Schur   [FNA3] 3 doubtful knight's-spur
Coptis aspleniifolia Salisb.   [FNA3, H&C] 0 fern-leaf goldthread
Coptis laciniata Gray   [FNA3, H&C] 0 Oregon goldthread
Coptis occidentalis (Nutt.) Torr. & Gray   [FNA3, H&C] 1 Idaho goldthread
Coptis trifolia (L.) Salisb.   [FNA3] 1
Delphinium basalticum Warnock   [FNA3] 0 basaltic larkspur
Delphinium ×burkei Greene   [FNA3] 0
Delphinium depauperatum Nutt.   [FNA3, H&C] 3 slim larkspur
Delphinium distichum Geyer ex Hook.   [FNA3] 1 two-spike larkspur
Delphinium glareosum Greene   [FNA3, H&C] 1 Olympic larkspur
Delphinium glaucum S. Wats.   [FNA3, H&C] 2 pale larkspur
Delphinium leucophaeum Greene   [H&C] 1 pale larkspur
Delphinium lineapetalum Ewan   [FNA3] 1 thin-petal larkspur
Delphinium menziesii DC. ssp. menziesii    [FNA3] 3 Menzies larkspur
Delphinium multiplex (Ewan) C.L. Hitchc.   [FNA 3] 1 Kittitas larkspur
Delphinium nuttallianum Pritz. ex Walp.   [FNA3] 4 upland larkspur, two-lobe larkspur
Delphinium nuttallii Gray ssp. nuttallii    [FNA3] 2 Nuttall's larkspur
Delphinium occidentale (S. Watson) S. Watson   [Draft Revised H&C; FNA3] 0 western larkspur
Delphinium stachydeum (Gray) Tidestrom   [FNA3, H&C] 4 hedgenettle larkspur, spiked larkspur
Delphinium sutherlandii Warnock   [FNA3] 0 sutherland's larkspur
Delphinium trolliifolium A. Gray   [FNA3, H&C] 0 cow-poison, poison larkspur
Delphinium viridescens Leib.   [FNA3, H&C] 0 Wenatchee larkspur
Delphinium xantholeucum Piper   [FNA3, H&C] 0 yellow-white larkspur
Enemion hallii (Gray) Drumm. & Hutchinson   [FNA3] 1 Willamette false rue-anemone
Ficaria verna Huds.   [Stace] 4 lesser celandine
Myosurus apetalus C. Gay var. borealis Whittemore   [FNA3] 2 sedge mouse-tail
Myosurus clavicaulis M. Peck   [Peck, 1961] 0
Myosurus minimus L.   [FNA3, H&C] 5 tiny mousetail
Nigella damascena L.   [FNA3] 0 devil-in-the-bush
Ranunculus abortivus L.   [FNA3, H&C] 4 kidney-leaf buttercup
Ranunculus acris L.   [FNA3, H&C] 1 meadow buttercup
Ranunculus alismifolius Geyer ex Benth. var. alismellus Gray   [FNA3] 0 dwarf plantain-leaved buttercup
Ranunculus alismifolius Geyer ex Benth. var. alismifolius    [FNA3] 0 plantain-leaved buttercup
Ranunculus alismifolius Geyer ex Bentham var. davisii L. D. Benson   [FNA3] 0 water-plantain buttercup
Ranunculus alismifolius Geyer ex Benth. var. hartwegii (Greene) Jepson   [FNA3] 1 hartweg's buttercup
Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. aquatilis    [FNA3] 2 white water buttercup
Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. diffusus Withering   [FNA3] 4 water buttercup
Ranunculus arvensis L.   [FNA3, H&C] 1 field buttercup, hungerweed
Ranunculus bulbosus L.   [FNA3, H&C] 2 bulbous buttercup, St. Anthony's-turnip
Ranunculus californicus Benth. var. californicus    [FNA3] 3 California buttercup
Ranunculus cardiophyllus Hook.   [FNA3, H&C] 3 heart-leaf buttercup
Ranunculus cooleyae Vasey & Rose   [FNA3, H&C] 2 Cooley's buttercup
Ranunculus cymbalaria Pursh   [FNA3, H&C] 3 seaside buttercup, alkali buttercup
Ranunculus eschscholtzii Schlecht. var. eschscholtzii    [FNA3, H&C] 2 Eschscholtz buttercup
Ranunculus eschscholtzii Schlecht. var. suksdorfii (A.Gray) L.D.Benson   [FNA3, H&C] 1 Suksdorf's buttercup
Ranunculus eschscholtzii Schlechtendal var. suksdorfii (A. Gray) L. D. Benson   [FNA3, H&C] 0 Suksdorf's buttercup
Ranunculus flabellaris Raf.   [FNA3] 1 yellow water buttercup
Ranunculus flammula L. var. flammula    [FNA3] 2 creeping spearwort
Ranunculus flammula L. var. ovalis (Bigelow) L. Benson   [FNA3] 4 creeping spearwort
Ranunculus flammula L. var. reptans (L.) E. Mey.   [FNA3] 3 creeping spearwort
Ranunculus gelidus Karelin & Kirilov   [FNA3, H&C] 3 modest buttercup, arctic buttercup
Ranunculus glaberrimus Hook. var. ellipticus (Greene) Greene   [FNA3, H&C] 2 sagebrush buttercup
Ranunculus glaberrimus Hook. var. glaberrimus    [FNA3, H&C] 1 sagebrush buttercup
Ranunculus gmelinii DC.   [FNA3] 2 small yellow water buttercup
Ranunculus hebecarpus Hook. & Arn.   [FNA3, H&C] 0 downy buttercup
Ranunculus inamoenus Greene var. inamoenus    [FNA3] 3 unlovely buttercup
Ranunculus macounii Britt.   [FNA3] 2 Macoun's buttercup
Ranunculus muricatus L.   [FNA3, H&C] 0 spiny-fruit buttercup
Ranunculus occidentalis Nutt. var. occidentalis    [FNA3, H&C] 2 western buttercup
Ranunculus orthorhynchus Hook. var. orthorhynchus    [FNA3, H&C] 3 straight-beak buttercup
Ranunculus orthorhynchus Hook. var. platyphyllus Gray   [FNA3, H&C] 1 straight-beak buttercup
Ranunculus parviflorus L.   [FNA3] 0 small-flower buttercup
Ranunculus pensylvanicus L. f.   [FNA3, H&C] 0 Pennsylvania buttercup
Ranunculus populago Greene   [FNA3, H&C] 0 mountain buttercup
Ranunculus pygmaeus Wahlenb.   [FNA3, H&C] 0 dwarf buttercup
Ranunculus repens L.   [FNA3, H&C] 2 creeping buttercup
Ranunculus sardous Crantz   [FNA3, H&C] 1 hairy buttercup
Ranunculus sceleratus L. var. multifidus Nutt.   [FNA3, H&C] 1 celery-leaved buttercup
Ranunculus sceleratus L. var. sceleratus    [FNA3, H&C] 2 celery-leaved buttercup
Ranunculus triternatus A. Gray   [FNA3] 2 obscure buttercup
Ranunculus uncinatus D. Don ex G. Don   [FNA3, H&C] 4 little buttercup
Thalictrum dasycarpum Fisch. & Avé-Lall.   [FNA3, H&C] 1 purple meadow-rue
Thalictrum occidentale Gray   [FNA3, H&C] 3 western meadow rue
Thalictrum venulosum Trel.   [FNA3, H&C] 0 veiny-leaf meadow-rue
Trautvetteria caroliniensis (Walt.) Vail   [FNA3, H&C] 1 wild bugbane, false bugbane
Trollius albiflorus (Gray) Rydb.   [FNA3] 1 western globeflower


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