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Ranunculus californicus
California buttercup

Distribution: Occurring along the northwest coast in Washington British Columbia to California.

Habitat: Grassy bluffs along the coast.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Ranunculus californicus Benth.
Publication: Pl. Hartw. 295. 1849.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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var. californicus – California buttercup    San Juan and Whatcom Counties in Washington, and along the coast from Clatsop County, Oregon to California.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Ranunculus californicus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Ranunculus californicus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Ranunculus californicus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Ranunculus californicus photos.

USDA Plants: Ranunculus californicus information.

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