Ranunculus occidentalis

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Western Buttercup (Ranunculus occidentalis): varieties in the region? per FNA, perhaps brevistylis/occidentalis and nelsonii? Plants with many extra petals have been found on Kruzof Island, but subspecies hexasepalus said to be restricted to Haida Gwaii.

Collections in ARCTOS from across the region. Though few collections from Prince of Wales and the northern gulf coast. Check beak of achenes (even immature); this species should have curved beaks

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Other References

  • Muller: gen; meadows, open areas
  • Hall 2010: "Moist meadows and tundra, disturbed sites low to mid elevation. Common."

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