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Early Buttercup

Ranunculus fascicularis Muhl. ex Bigel.

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Ranunculus fascicularis (Early Buttercup) is a species of perennial herb in the family Ranunculaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Eastern North America, Canada, and The Contiguous United States. They have simple, broad leaves and achene. Flowers are visited by Chalcosyrphus nemorum, Melanostoma mellinum, Methoca, and Osmia collinsiae. Individuals can grow to 0.16 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 early buttercup. View this species on GBIF