Genus Ranunculus

Group: 

Dicotyledon

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Genus description: 

Annual or perennial herbs, creeping, rhizomatous stoloniferous or clumping. Leaves are lobed or pinnately divided. Flowers are solitary and axillary and often on long stalks, sepals 3-5, petals 3-many in whorls, white or yellow, glossy, nectary near upper base, stamens many, carpels free, fruit an achene with beak-like persistent style.

Ranunculus amphitrichus
Common names:
     Northern River Buttercup
Image of Ranunculus amphitrichus Image of Ranunculus amphitrichus Image: Mary Ellis
Ranunculus sardous
Common names:
     Buttercup
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