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Ranunculus pygmaeus
dwarf buttercup

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in north-central Washington; Alaska to Washington, Idaho and the Rocky Mountains, east across northern Canada to Greenland, and Europe.

Habitat: Alpine meadows and rock crevices, generally near snowbanks.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Review Group 1 in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Ranunculus pygmaeus Wahlenb.
Publication: Fl. Lapp. 157. 1812.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Ranunculus pygmaeus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Ranunculus pygmaeus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Ranunculus pygmaeus photos.

USDA Plants: Ranunculus pygmaeus information.

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