Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Mountain Crowfoot from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Mountain Crowfoot, Allegheny Buttercup
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Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC
Uncommon in NC, rare in SC
Look for it in cove forests, on rich forested slopes, per Weakley's Flora
Basal leaves simple; stem leaves deeply divided
Basal & alternate
5 petals (usually), shorter than the sepals
Flowers solitary in leaf axils
Aggregate of achenes
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!