Ranunculus gmelinii
Gmelin's buttercup, small yellow water buttercup

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska south to Nevada, east to the Rocky Mountains, and across Canada to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Standing water up to 2 meters deep.

Flowers: May-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Ranunculus gmelinii DC.
Publication: Syst. Nat. 1: 303. 1817.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Ranunculus gmelinii DC. var. hookeri (D. Don) L.D. Benson [HC]
Ranunculus gmelinii DC. var. limosus (Nutt.) H. Hara [HC]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Ranunculus gmelinii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Ranunculus gmelinii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Ranunculus gmelinii photos.

USDA Plants: Ranunculus gmelinii information.

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