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Common Water Crowfoot

Ranunculus aquatilis L.

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Ranunculus aquatilis (Common Water Crowfoot) is a species of perennial herb in the family Ranunculaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Canada, The Contiguous United States, Alaska, and North America. They have simple, broad leaves and achene. Flowers are visited by Scaeva melanostoma, Dasysyrphus tricinctus, Andrena angustior, and Cheilosia fraterna. Individuals can grow to 0.14 m.

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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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