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Graceful Buttercup - Ranunculus inamoenus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Stems erect, 10–30 cm with hirsute to glabrous foliage. Basal leaf blades 1–5 cm long, ovate to fan-shaped, shallowly lobed or scalloped on the upper half. Flowers with petals 3–8 mm long, slightly longer than the hirsute sepals. Achenes finely hairy, ca. 2 mm long with a hooked beak 0.5 mm or less long; heads cylindric, 5–12 mm high (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to SK south to WA, AZ and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Moist grasslands, meadows; montane, lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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