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  Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. diffusus With. image
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Family Ranunculaceae
Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. diffusus With.
white water crowfoot
Ranunculus: from Latin rana, "little frog," because many species tend to grow in moist places
aquatilis: growing in or near water
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Status: Native
Plant: floating, perennial aquatic; stems long, branched, submersed
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/3"-2/3" wide, rounded petals; solitary, stalked, from the leaf axils, held above the water; blooms June-Aug.
Fruit:dry seed
Leaf:thread-like with or without stems, alternate, all submersed
Habitat: shallows, water less than 7' deep
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Batrachium circinatum (Sibth.) Rchb. subsp. subrigidum (W.B.Drew) A.Löve & D.Löve
Batrachium flaccidum (Pers.) Rupr.
Batrachium longirostre (Godr.) F.W.Schultz
Batrachium porteri (Britton) Britton
Batrachium trichophyllum (Chaix) F.W.Schultz
Ranunculus amphibius James
Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. calvescens (W.B.Drew) L.D.Benson
Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. capillaceus (Thuill.) DC.
Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. harrisii L.D.Benson
Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. lalondei L.D.Benson
Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. longirostris (Godr.) Lawson
Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. porteri (Britton) L.D.Benson
Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. subrigidus (W.B.Drew) Breitung
Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. trichophyllus (Chaix) A.Gray
Ranunculus circinatus auct. non Sibth.
Ranunculus circinatus Sibth. var. subrigidus (W.B.Drew) L.D.Benson
Ranunculus confervoides (Fr.) Fr.
Ranunculus flaccidus Pers.
Ranunculus longirostris Godr.
Ranunculus subrigidus W.B.Drew
Ranunculus trichophyllus Chaix
Ranunculus trichophyllus Chaix var. calvescens W.B.Drew
Ranunculus trichophyllus Chaix var. eradicatus (Laest.) W.B.Drew
Ranunculus trichophyllus Chaix var. trichophyllus
Ranunculus trichophyllus Chaix var. typicus W.B.Drew
Ranunculus usneoides Greene

         
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