Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Ranunculus hispidus Michaux. Subgenus: Ranunculus. Section: Polyanthemos. Hispid Buttercup, Hairy Buttercup. Phen: Mar-Jun. Hab: Rich moist forests, creekbanks, mesic to dry woodlands and forests, bottomlands. Dist: MA and VT west to s. ON, n. IL, and se. KS, south to e. and c. NC, s. GA, s. AL, AR, and ne. OK.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = GW2, NE, NY, RAB, S, Va, W, Haines (2007b), Keener (1976); = Ranunculus hispidus var. hispidus – Ar, C, FNA3, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, Pa, Tn, Duncan (1980); > Ranunculus hispidus var. eurylobus – F, G, WV; > Ranunculus hispidus var. falsus – F; > Ranunculus hispidus var. hispidus – F, G, Il, WV; > Ranunculus hispidus var. marilandicus – G, Il

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Ranunculus hispidus, Nantahala National Forest, Clay County, North Carolina 1 by Alan Cressler source
image of plant© Richard & Teresa Ware
image of plant© Ward, Scott