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Littleleaf Buttercup

Ranunculus abortivus L.

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Ranunculus abortivus (Littleleaf Buttercup) is a species of biennial herb in the family Ranunculaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Canada, Alaska, Saint-Pierre Et Miquelon, and The Contiguous United States. They have simple, broad leaves, yellow flowers, and achenes. Flowers are visited by Bibio pallipes, Epeolus pusillus, Nine-spotted Lady Beetle, and Cheilosia hoodiana. Individuals can grow to 2.8 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 littleleaf buttercup. View this species on GBIF