Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1207

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in bottomland forests, cove forests, swamps, mesic slope forests, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple: Divided
Basal & low alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
5 sepals
5 petals, shorter than or equal to the sepals
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in leaf axils, solitary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Aggregate of achenes

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ranunculus recurvatus var. recurvatus   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ranunculus recurvatus var. recurvatus   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 076-13-014:
Ranunculus recurvatus   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Hooked Buttercup, Hooked Crowfoot