OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Ranunculus repens   FAMILY Ranunculaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ranunculus repens   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Ranunculus repens

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-13-015:
Ranunculus repens   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ranunculus repens

 

COMMON NAME:
Creeping Buttercup, Meg-many-feet


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image of Ranunculus repens, Creeping Buttercup, Meg-many-feet

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_rare3_001_lvd

        

image of Ranunculus repens, Creeping Buttercup, Meg-many-feet

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_rare3_004_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Ranunculus repens   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ranunculus repens   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Ranunculus repens

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-13-015:
Ranunculus repens   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ranunculus repens

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1208

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Uncommon in NC (rare in GA-SC)

Habitat: Low meadows, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple: ternately divided, the terminal segment long-stalked
Basal & alternate
Leaves have long petioles.

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3-5 reflexed sepals
5 petals (usually)
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers numerous, bracteate

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Aggregate of achenes

 

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