Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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Family Ranunculaceae
Ranunculus hispidus Michx. var. hispidus
[Excluded] bristly buttercup, hispid buttercup, rough buttercup
Ranunculus: from Latin rana, "little frog," because many species tend to grow in moist places
hispidus: fine-hairy
Status: Excluded
Plant: erect, perennial forb, very hairy
Flower: yellow, 5-8-parted, normally 5 reflexed sepals, petal widest above the middle and the same to 2 times as long as the sepal; solitary, stalked flowers; blooms May-June
Fruit:dry seed
Leaf:basal and stem leaves much the same shape with basal the largest; mostly 3-parted into deep lobes which are then cut or toothed
Habitat: medium moisture to well drained; upland
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Ranunculus hispidus Michx. var. eurylobus L.D.Benson
Ranunculus hispidus Michx. var. falsus Fernald
Ranunculus hispidus Michx. var. greenmanii L.D.Benson
Ranunculus hispidus Michx. var. marilandicus (Poir.) L.D.Benson
Ranunculus hispidus Michx. var. typicus L.D.Benson

         
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