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Ranunculus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 18558

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Kumlienia Greene
 
  Common Name(s): renoncules [French]
 
    buttercup [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRanunculanae   
                         OrderRanunculales   
                            FamilyRanunculaceae  – buttercups, boutons d'or, crowfoot  
                               GenusRanunculus L. – renoncules, buttercup  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Ranunculus abortivus L. – kidney-leaf buttercup, early woodbuttercup, smallflower buttercup, smallflower crowfoot, littleleaf buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus aconitifolius L.  
                                  Species Ranunculus acriformis A. Gray – sharpleaf buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus acris L. – meadow buttercup, tall buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus adoneus A. Gray – alpine buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus alismifolius Geyer ex Benth. – dwarf buttercup, plantainleaf buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus allegheniensis Britton – Allegheny Mountain buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus allenii B.L. Rob. – allen buttercup, renoncule d'Allen, Allen's buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus ambigens S. Watson – waterplantain spearwort 
                                  Species Ranunculus andersonii A. Gray – pink buttercup, Anderson's buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus aquatilis L. – whitewater crowfoot, water buttercup, white water crowfoot 
                                  Species Ranunculus arizonicus Lemmon ex A. Gray – Arizona buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus arvensis L. – corn buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus auricomus L. – Greenland buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus austro-oreganus L.D. Benson – Southern Oregon buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus bonariensis Poir. – Carter's buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus bulbosus L. – blister flower, bulbous buttercup, bulbous crowfoot, gowan, yellow weed, St. Anthony's turnip 
                                  Species Ranunculus californicus Benth. – California buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus canus Benth. – Sacramento Valley buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus cardiophyllus Hook. – heart-leaf buttercup, heartleaf buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus cooleyae Vasey & Rose – Cooley's false buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus cordiger Viv. – wingleaf buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus cortusifolius Willd. – Azores buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus cymbalaria Pursh – shore buttercup, alkali buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus eschscholtzii Schltdl. – largeflower buttercup, spruce-fir buttercup, Eschscholtz's buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus fascicularis Muhl. ex Bigelow – tufted buttercup, prairie buttercup, early buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus fasciculatus Sessé & Moc. – Arsene's buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus ficaria L. – fig buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus flabellaris Raf. – greater yellow water buttercup, yellow water-crowfoot, renoncule à éventails, yellow water buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus flammula L. – spearwort buttercup, greater creeping spearwort 
                                  Species Ranunculus gelidus Kar. & Kir. – ice cold buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus glaberrimus Hook. – sagebrush buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus glacialis L. – glacier buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus gmelinii DC. – lesser yellow water buttercup, small yellow water buttercup, Gmelin's buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus gormanii Greene – Gorman's buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus gramineus L.  
                                  Species Ranunculus grayi Britton – wetslope buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus harveyi (A. Gray) Britton – Harvey's buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus hawaiensis A. Gray – makou, Hawai'ian buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus hebecarpus Hook. & Arn. – downy-fruit buttercup, delicate buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus hederaceus L. – ivy buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus X heimburgerae Brayshaw – Heimburger's buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus hispidus Michx. – bristly buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus hydrocharoides A. Gray – frogbit buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus hyperboreus Rottb. – arctic buttercup, high northern buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus hystriculus A. Gray – waterfall false buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus inamoenus Greene – graceful buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus jovis A. Nelson – Utah buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus kamchaticus DC. – Kamchatka buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus lappaceus Sm. – Australian buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus lapponicus L. – Lapland buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus laxicaulis (Torr. & A. Gray) Darby – Mississippi buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus lobbii (Hiern) A. Gray – Lobb's buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus macauleyi A. Gray – Rocky Mountain buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus macounii Britton – Macoun's buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus macranthus Scheele – smallflower buttercup, showy buttercup, large buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus marginatus d'Urv. – margined buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus mauiensis A. Gray – makou, Maui buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus micranthus Nutt. – rock buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus muricatus L. – spinyfruit buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus natans C.A. Mey. – nodding buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus nivalis L. – snow buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus occidentalis Nutt. – western buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus oresterus L.D. Benson – Blue Mountain buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus orthorhynchus Hook. – straightbeak buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus pacificus (Hultén) L.D. Benson – Pacific buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus pallasii Schltdl. – Pallas' buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus parviflorus L. – sticktight buttercup, smallflower buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus pedatifidus Sm. – northern buttercup, surefoot buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus pensylvanicus L. f. – bristly buttercup, Pennsylvania buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus petiolaris Kunth ex DC. – Latin American buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus platensis Spreng. – prairie buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus plebeius R. Br. ex DC. – common Australian buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus populago Greene – popular buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus pusillus Poir. – weak buttercup, low spearwort 
                                  Species Ranunculus pygmaeus Wahlenb. – pygmy buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus ranunculinus (Nutt.) Rydb. – tadpole buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus recurvatus Poir. – littleleaf buttercup, blisterwort 
                                  Species Ranunculus repens L. – creeping buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus rhomboideus Goldie – Labrador buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus sabinei R. Br. – Sardinian buttercup, Sabine buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus sardous Crantz – hairy buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus sceleratus L. – celeryleaf buttercup, cursed buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus X spitzbergensis (Nath.) Hadac – Spitzbergen's buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus sulphureus Sol. ex C.J. Phipps – sulphur butter-cup, renoncule soufrée, sulphur buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus testiculatus Crantz – little bur, testiculate buttercup, bur buttercup, curveseed butterwort 
                                  Species Ranunculus trilobus Desf. – threelobe buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus triternatus A. Gray – obscure buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus turneri Greene – Turner's buttercup 
                                  Species Ranunculus uncinatus D. Don ex G. Don – hooked buttercup, woodland buttercup 
       

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  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: renoncules[French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ranunculus   
       
  Source: Ranunculaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Ranunculus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Ranunculus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Ranunculus   
       
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