Ranunculus flabellaris Raf.
Family: Ranunculaceae
yellow water buttercup,  more...
[Ranunculus delphiniifolius Torr. ex Eaton,  more]
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Joanne Kline  
Etymology: Ranunculus: from Latin rana, "little frog," because many species tend to grow in moist places
Plants: perennial aquatic, rarely completely out of the water; stems hollow
Leaves: 2 times 3-parted; those above the water kidney shaped; submerged leaves with linear segments
Flowers: yellow, 5-parted, 1/2"-1" wide, normally 5 sepals, petals about 2/3 bigger than the sepals; solitary flowers on long, stout stalks; blooms April-June
Fruits: dry seed
Habitat: shallows, quiet water
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Native
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Robert W. Freckmann  
Ranunculus flabellaris image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Ranunculus flabellaris image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Ranunculus flabellaris image
Ranunculus flabellaris image
Ranunculus flabellaris image
Ranunculus flabellaris image
Ranunculus flabellaris image
Ranunculus flabellaris image
Ranunculus flabellaris image
Ranunculus flabellaris image
Ranunculus flabellaris image
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