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Ranunculus flammula (Lesser Spearwort) is a species of perennial herb in the family Ranunculaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Canada, Greenland, Saint-Pierre Et Miquelon, Western North America, Alaska, and The Contiguous United States. They have simple, broad leaves, yellow flowers, and achenes. Flowers are visited by Sphegina elegans, Sericomyia lappona, Xanthogramma pedissequum, and Small tortoiseshell. Individuals can grow to 1.5 feet.

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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 Lesser Spearwort. View this species on GBIF