OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Ranunculus harveyi   FAMILY Ranunculaceae   Go to FSUS key


(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ranunculus harveyi   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Ranunculus harveyi var. harveyi

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Ranunculus harveyi

 

COMMON NAME:
Harvey's buttercup


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image of Ranunculus harveyi, Harvey's buttercup

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_raha_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Ranunculus harveyi   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ranunculus harveyi   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Ranunculus harveyi var. harveyi

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Ranunculus harveyi

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3219

Forb
Perennial

Native: north & west of the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: forests, savannas, shaley bluffs, and prairies, mostly on acidic substrates, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Basal leaves simple; stem leaves deeply divided
Basal & alternate

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

FRUIT:
Spring
Usually brownish
Aggregate of achenes

 

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