Ranunculus allegheniensis Britton. Subgenus: Auricomus. Section: Auricomus. Allegheny Buttercup, Mountain Crowfoot. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Cove forests, rich forested slopes, sometimes in drier forests on calcareous or mafic substrates. Dist: MA west to OH, south to w. NC and ne. TN, an Appalachian endemic.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = C, F, FNA3, G, GW2, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, W, WV, Keener (1976)