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|Family: Ranunculaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ranunculus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ranunculus repens L.
Habit: Perennial herb 10--60 cm, decumbent or creeping, rooting at nodes. Leaf: basal, proximal cauline 1--8.5 cm, 1.5--10 cm wide, ovate to reniform, 1-ternate, leaflets lobed, parted, or parted and again lobed, ultimate segments obovate to elliptic or occasionally narrowly oblong, toothed, tip obtuse to acuminate; distal cauline reduced, deeply parted or compound. Flower: receptacle bristly (glabrous); sepals 5, spreading or reflexed from base, 4--7(10) mm, 1.5--3(4) mm wide, early-deciduous; petals 5(150), 6--18 mm, 5--12 mm wide. Fruit: body 2.6--3.2 mm, 2--2.8 mm wide, disk-like, wall thick, smooth, beak 0.8--1.2 mm, curved, lanceolate to lanceolate-thread-like.
Ecology: Meadows, road banks, disturbed places, edges of marshes, streams; Elevation: < 1600 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, NCoRI, CaRH, n&c SNH, CCo, SnFrB, MP; Distribution Outside California: worldwide; native to Eurasia. Flowering Time: All year
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan T. Whittemore
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Ranunculus pusillus
Next taxon: Ranunculus sardous
Citation for this treatment: Alan T. Whittemore 2016. Ranunculus repens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=40965, accessed on April 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 30, 2016.