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Common Buttercup

Ranunculus acris L.

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Ranunculus acris (Common Buttercup) is a species of perennial herb in the family Ranunculaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States. They have simple, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by root-maggot flies, Lasiommata megera, Xylota lenta, and Cheilosia pagana. Individuals can grow to 0.36 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 common buttercup. View this species on GBIF