Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Ranunculaceae A.L. de Jussieu. Buttercup Family.

Key to Ranunculaceae

A family of about 62 genera and 2450 species, herbs, shrubs, and vines, primarily of temperate and boreal regions. Classification of subfamilies and tribes follows Wang et al. (2009).

Ref: Carrive (2019); Cossard et al. (2016); Keener (1977); Tamura In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Wang et al. (2009); Wang et al. (2014); Whittemore & Parfitt (1997) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1997); Zhai et al. (2019). Show full citations.

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