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Fl. Amer. Sept. 2: 392. 1814.

Common names: Renoncule cymbalaire
Synonyms: Halerpestes cymbalaria (Pursh) Greene Ranunculus cymbalaria var. alpinus Hooker Ranunculus cymbalaria var. saximontanus Fernald
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Latest revision as of 22:51, 5 November 2020

Stems dimorphic, flowering stems erect or ascending, stolons prostrate, rooting nodally, glabrous or sparsely hirsute, not bulbous-based. Tuberous roots absent. Basal leaves simple and undivided, blades oblong to cordate or circular, 0.7-3.8 × 0.8-3.2 cm, base rounded to cordate, margins crenate or crenate-serrate, apex rounded. Flowers: receptacle hispid or glabrous; sepals spreading, 2.5-6 × 1.5-3 mm, glabrous; petals 5, yellow, 2-7 × 1-3 mm. Heads of achenes long-ovoid or cylindric, 6-12 × 4-5(-9) mm; achenes 1-1.4(-2.2) × 0.8-1.2 mm, glabrous; beak persistent, conic, straight, 0.1-0.2 mm. 2n = 16.

Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer (May–Sep).


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Bogs, marshes, ditches, stream banks, often saline


Various Navaho groups used Ranunculus cymbalaria as a venereal aid, an emetic, and a ceremonial medicine. The Kawaiisu used it as a dermatological aid (D. E. Moerman 1986).

Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Alan T. Whittemore +
Undefined sect. Ranunculus +
Renoncule cymbalaire +
Bogs +, marshes +, ditches +, stream banks +  and often saline +
Flowering late spring–summer (May–Sep). +
Fl. Amer. Sept. +
W1 +  and Illustrated +
Halerpestes cymbalaria +, Ranunculus cymbalaria var. alpinus +  and Ranunculus cymbalaria var. saximontanus +
Ranunculus cymbalaria +
Ranunculus sect. Halodes +
species +