Ranunculus hederaceus

Linnaeus

Sp. Pl. 1: 556. 1753.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Stems glabrous. Leaves all laminate, filiform-dissected leaves absent. Leaf blade reniform, 0.4-1 × 0.6-1.7 cm, margins shallowly crenate-lobulate, segments rounded. Flowers: receptacle glabrous; sepals recurved, 1.5-2 × 1-1.5 mm, glabrous; petals 5, 2-4 × 1-1.5 mm; style 0.1 mm. Fruiting pedicels recurved. Heads of achenes globose or depressed-globose, 3-4 × 3-4 mm; achenes 1.2-1.6 × 1-1.2 mm, glabrous; beak deciduous, sometimes leaving stub to 0.1 mm. 2n = 16 (Europe).


Phenology: Flowering spring–summer (Apr–Aug).
Habitat: Edges of lakes and ponds on the coastal plain
Elevation: 0-150 m

Distribution

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Nfld., Md., N.C., Pa., S.C., Va., Europe.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Alan T. Whittemore +
Linnaeus +
Ranunculus sect. Batrachium +
Nfld. +, Md. +, N.C. +, Pa. +, S.C. +, Va. +  and Europe. +
0-150 m +
Edges of lakes and ponds on the coastal plain +
Flowering spring–summer (Apr–Aug). +
Undefined subg. Batrachium +
Ranunculus hederaceus +
Ranunculus subg. Batrachium +
species +