Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Ranunculus caricetorum Greene. Subgenus: Ranunculus. Section: Polyanthemos. Northern Swamp Buttercup, Marsh Buttercup. Phen: Apr-Aug. Hab: Swampy forests and marshes. Dist: NB west to s. MB, south to NJ, n. VA, s. OH, and s. MO; reports of this species farther south are probably in error.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = NE, NY, Va, Haines (2007b); = Ranunculus hispidus var. caricetorum – C, FNA3, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, Pa, Duncan (1980); = Ranunculus septentrionalis – GW2, W, Keener (1976), misapplied; > Ranunculus septentrionalis var. caricetorum – F, G, Il; > Ranunculus septentrionalis var. pterocarpus – G; > Ranunculus septentrionalis var. septentrionalis – F, G, Il

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming
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