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

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: renoncules[French]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  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.   
  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.   
  Reference for: Ranunculus   
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