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Prairie Buttercup - Ranunculus rhomboideus

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU
* (see State Rank Reason below)

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Reported for Montana but voucher specimens needed to verify reports.
 
General Description
Stems erect, 5–33 cm with pilose foliage. Basal leaf blades 1–4 cm long, ovate, scalloped on the upper half. Flowers with petals 6–8 mm long, slightly longer than the pilose sepals. Achenes glabrous, ca. 2 mm long with curved beak <0.5 mm long; heads globose, 4–6 mm high (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
AB to ON south to MT, NE, WI and IA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat

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Prairie Buttercup — Ranunculus rhomboideus.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from