Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3219

Forb
Perennial

Native: north & west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in forests and prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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

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

FRUIT:
Spring
Usually brownish
Aggregate of achenes

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ranunculus harveyi   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ranunculus harveyi   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Harvey's buttercup