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|Family: Ranunculaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ranunculus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ranunculus trilobus Desf.
Habit: Erect or decumbent, not bulbous-based; roots basal, not tuberous. Leaf: basal, lower cauline 5--8 cm, 3--6(7) cm wide, cordate-ovate, 1-ternate, leaflets again cleft or parted and dentate, leaflet base obtuse to acute, tip rounded to acute. Flower: receptacle bristly; sepals 5, reflexed, 3--4 mm, 2 mm wide, early-deciduous; petals 5, 4--5 mm, 2--3 mm wide. Fruit: body 2 mm, 6--7 mm wide, disk-like, wall coarsely tubercled, beak +- 0.3 mm, semicircular, hooked.
Ecology: Disturbed agricultural field; Elevation: +- 10 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo; Distribution Outside California: southeastern United States; native to Europe. Flowering Time: Apr Note: Doubtfully surviving in California.
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan T. Whittemore
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ranunculus testiculatus
Next taxon: Ranunculus uncinatus
Citation for this treatment: Alan T. Whittemore 2016. Ranunculus trilobus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=40979, accessed on December 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 11, 2016.