Ranunculus sardous

Common name: 

Buttercup

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, East Gippsland (STWZ) also naturalised in Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Swampy areas1

Flower description:

Pale yellow1

Habit:

Tufted annual herb to 60 cm high1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves are 3-lobed to trifoliate and 2-6 cm long and wide. Leaf segments are usually tooth and further divided into lobes. The fruit is an achene 2-3 mm in diameter with tubercles (warts) near the margins1

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Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria