Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Small-flowered Buttercup, Stickseed Crowfoot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus parviflorus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus parviflorus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus parviflorus 076-13-001

Easy to identify in the field because of its minute flowers & hairy stems, per www.missouriplants.com


camera icon Common Name: spinyfruit buttercup, Roughseed Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Ranunculus muricatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus muricatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus muricatus 076-13-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ranunculus muricatus


Sepals 3-5mm long; petals 5-7mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus arvensis, Corn Crowfoot, Hungerweed
Common Name: Corn Crowfoot, Hungerweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ranunculus arvensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus arvensis
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus arvensis var. arvensis 076-13-003a

INCLUDING Ranunculus arvensis var. tuberculatus


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sardinian Buttercup, Hairy Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus sardous
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus sardous
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus sardous 076-13-004

Flowers are about 0.75" across with 5 glossy yellow petals, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus ambigens, Water-plantain Crowfoot, Water-plantain Spearwort
Common Name: Water-plantain Crowfoot, Water-plantain Spearwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus ambigens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus ambigens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus ambigens 076-13-006

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ranunculus obtusiusculus


range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus laxicaulis, Coastal Plain Spearwort
Common Name: Coastal Plain Spearwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus laxicaulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus laxicaulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus laxicaulis 076-13-007

camera icon Common Name: Low Spearwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus pusillus
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus pusillus var. pusillus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus pusillus 076-13-008

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ranunculus pusillus


Petals 1-3(-5), 1-2 mm long, about as long as the sepals, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus allegheniensis, Mountain Crowfoot, Allegheny Buttercup
Common Name: Mountain Crowfoot, Allegheny Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus allegheniensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus allegheniensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus allegheniensis 076-13-009

range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus micranthus, Small-flowered Buttercup, Rock Buttercup
Common Name: Small-flowered Buttercup, Rock Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus micranthus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus micranthus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus micranthus 076-13-010

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Kidneyleaf Buttercup, Small-flowered Buttercup, Kidney-leaved Crowfoot, Small-flowered Crowfoot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus abortivus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus abortivus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus abortivus 076-13-011

Petals less than 1/8" long, shorter than sepals, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Cursed Buttercup, Celery-leaf Crowfoot, Cursed Crowfoot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus sceleratus 076-13-013

A smooth succulent plant of wet habitats with 1/4" flowers, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hooked Buttercup, Hooked Crowfoot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus recurvatus var. recurvatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus recurvatus var. recurvatus
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus recurvatus 076-13-014

Petals are 0.15-0.25" long, shorter than or equal to sepals, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus repens, Creeping Buttercup
speaker icon Common Name: Creeping Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus repens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus repens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus repens 076-13-015

camera icon Common Name: Tall Buttercup, Bitter Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus acris
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus acris var. acris
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus acris 076-13-016

Coarse erect perennial to 1.2m tall. Flowers numerous in an open inflorescence, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bulbous Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus bulbosus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus bulbosus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus bulbosus 076-13-017

Petals 8-16mm long, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Carolina Buttercup, Swamp Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Ranunculus septentrionalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus hispidus var. nitidus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus carolinianus 076-13-018

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ranunculus palmatus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ranunculus septentrionalis


Flowers about 1" across, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hispid Buttercup, Hairy Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus hispidus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus hispidus var. hispidus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ranunculus hispidus 076-13-019

Petals usually obovate, to 15mm long [longer than sepals], per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Early Buttercup, Thick-root Butterdup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus fascicularis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus fascicularis

Petals longer than they are broad, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus harveyi, Harvey's buttercup
Common Name: Harvey's buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus harveyi
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus harveyi

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Ranunculus harveyi var. harveyi

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Ranunculus harveyi


range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus caricetorum, Northern Swamp Buttercup, Marsh Buttercup
Common Name: Northern Swamp Buttercup, Marsh Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ranunculus caricetorum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus hispidus var. caricetorum

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Guide to the Vascular Plants of the Blue Ridge (Wofford, 1989) Ranunculus septentrionalis

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Ranunculus septentrionalis var. caricetorum


camera icon Common Name: Fig Buttercup, Lesser Celandine, Pilewort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus ficaria var. bulbifera

SYNONYMOUS WITH Ranunculus ficaria sensu lato (Sell, 1994) Ranunculus ficaria ssp. calthifolius

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Ranunculus ficaria


Flowers up to 30mm in diameter; petals 10-15mm x 2.5-6mm, contiguous, per Ranunculus ficaria L. sensu lato (Sell 1994).


range map need picture of flower of Ficaria verna ssp. chrysocephala, Fig Buttercup, Lesser Celandine, Pilewort
Common Name: Fig Buttercup, Lesser Celandine, Pilewort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ficaria verna ssp. chrysocephala
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus ficaria var. bulbifera

SYNONYMOUS WITH Ranunculus ficaria sensu lato (Sell, 1994) Ranunculus ficaria ssp. chrysocephalus

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Ranunculus ficaria


range map need picture of flower of Ficaria verna ssp. fertilis, Fig Buttercup, Lesser Celandine, Pilewort
Common Name: Fig Buttercup, Lesser Celandine, Pilewort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ficaria verna ssp. fertilis
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus ficaria var. bulbifera

SYNONYMOUS WITH Ranunculus ficaria sensu lato (Sell, 1994) Ranunculus ficaria ssp. ficaria

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Ranunculus ficaria


camera icon Common Name: Fig Buttercup, Lesser Celandine, Pilewort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ficaria verna ssp. ficariiformis
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus ficaria var. bulbifera

SYNONYMOUS WITH Ranunculus ficaria sensu lato (Sell, 1994) Ranunculus ficaria ssp. ficariiformis

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Ranunculus ficaria


Flowers up to 50mm in diameter; petals contiguous or overlapping, per Ranunculus ficaria L. sensu lato (Sell 1994).


camera icon Common Name: Fig Buttercup, Lesser Celandine, Pilewort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ficaria verna ssp. verna
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus ficaria var. bulbifera

SYNONYMOUS WITH Ranunculus ficaria sensu lato (Sell, 1994) Ranunculus ficaria ssp. bulbilifer

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Ranunculus ficaria


Flower petals usually narrow and not contiguous, per Ranunculus ficaria L. sensu lato (Sell 1994).


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"The petals collectively are called the corolla.... Similarly, all of the sepals comprise the calyx." — Lawrence Newcomb, Newcomb's Wildflower Guide