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*Ranunculus acris Linnaeus. Subgenus: Ranunculus. Section: Ranunculus. Tall Buttercup, Bitter Buttercup. Phen: May-Aug. Hab: Pastures, fields, roadsides, lawns, disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Europe.

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Synonymy: = C, FNA3, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tat, Tn, W, WV, Keener (1976); > Ranunculus acris L. var. acris – F, K1, K3, K4; > Ranunculus acris L. var. latisectus Beck – F

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Great Plains: FACW
  • Midwest: FAC
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FAC

Heliophily ?: 6

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