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Greater Spearwort

Ranunculus lingua L.

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Ranunculus lingua (Greater Spearwort) is a species of perennial herb in the family Ranunculaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They have simple, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by Syrphid fly, Platycheirus amplus, Cheilosia fraterna, and Chrysogaster hirtella. Individuals can grow to 0.9 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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EOL has data for 23 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Greater Spearwort. View this species on GBIF