Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Ranunculaceae
Ranunculus recurvatus Poir. var. recurvatus
blisterwort, hooked buttercup
Ranunculus: from Latin rana, "little frog," because many species tend to grow in moist places
recurvatus: recurved
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"-28" tall forb; stems with a few branches
Flower: pale yellow, 5-parted, 1/4"-1/2" wide, normally 5 sepals, petals thinly-oblong and about same length as the sepals; a few solitary flowers; blooms May-June
Fruit:dry seed
Leaf:basal and stem leaves much the same shape, all but top-most stalked, widely-rounded to kidney-shaped, deeply 3-5 lobed to below the middle
Habitat: dry to moist; woods
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Ranunculus recurvatus Poir. f. laevicaulis Weath.
Ranunculus recurvatus Poir. var. adpressipilis Weath.
Ranunculus recurvatus Poir. var. typicus L.D.Benson

         
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