Ranunculus rhomboideus Goldie
Family: Ranunculaceae
prairie buttercup,  more...
[Ranunculus ovalis Raf.]
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Merel R. Black  
Etymology: Ranunculus: from Latin rana, "little frog," because many species tend to grow in moist places
Plants: erect, perennial, 2"-8" tall forb hairy throughout
Leaves: basal and stem leaves very different; basal leaves oblong to widely-oval, long-stalked; stem leaves stalkless, deeply lobed into linear segments
Flowers: yellow, 5-parted, 1/3"-2/3" wide, normally 5 sepals, petals oblong to elliptical and much longer than the sepals; few to several solitary flowers; blooms April-May
Fruits: dry seed, fruit drawing in roundish cluster
Habitat: full to partial sun; dry; prairies, woods
Conservation Status: Native
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Derek Anderson  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Derek Anderson  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Merel R. Black  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Aaron Carlson  
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