Page author: David Giblin
Ranunculus uncinatus
little buttercup

Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; Alaska to California, east to Montana and New Mexico.

Habitat: Moist, usually shady areas, sea level to mid-elevations in the mountains.

Flowers: April-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual, Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Ranunculus uncinatus D. Don
Publication: Gen. Hist. 1: 35. 1831.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Ranunculus bongardii Greene
Ranunculus occidentalis Nutt. var. parviflorus Torr.
Ranunculus uncinatus D. Don var. parviflorus (Torr.) L.D. Benson [HC, KZ99]
Ranunculus uncinatus D. Don ex G. Don var. uncinatus [HC]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Ranunculus uncinatus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Ranunculus uncinatus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Ranunculus uncinatus photos.

USDA Plants: Ranunculus uncinatus information.

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