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Eschscholtz's Buttercup

Ranunculus eschscholtzii Schltdl.

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Ranunculus eschscholtzii (Eschscholtz's Buttercup) is a species of perennial herb in the family Ranunculaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Alaska, The Contiguous United States, and Canada. They have simple, broad leaves, yellow flowers, and achene. Flowers are visited by Phaonia protuberans, Hiatomyia hecate, Botanophila, and Macrophya. Individuals can grow to 1 feet.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Eschscholtz's buttercup. View this species on GBIF