Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales
Hooked Buttercup, Hooked Crowfoot
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Herb Amyx her_5012arrecurvatus
April Wake County NC
The common name is derived from the strongly hooked beak of the achene, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
COMPARE fruits that are an aggregate of achenes
JK Marlow jkm0404y_34
April Polk County NC
Lvs hairy, deeply 3-cleft to below middle, lateral segments lobed & toothed, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.
JK Marlow jkm060429_003
April Macon County NC
Nantahala National Forest: Wayah Ranger District
Leaf deeply 3-cleft, the segments broad & toothed & with stiff hairs, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
JK Marlow jkm120403_410
April Henderson County NC
Holmes Educational Forest
A few-branched perennial 8-28" tall with sparsely hairy stems, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_r_recurvatus_2
Petals are 0.15-0.25" long, shorter than or equal to sepals, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.