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Common Buttercup

Ranunculus acris L.

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Ranunculus acris (Common Buttercup) is a species of perennial herb in the family Ranunculaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States. They have simple, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by Oedemera lurida, Lucilia, Fannia, and Epistrophe grossulariae. Individuals can grow to 0.36 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of common buttercup. View this species on GBIF