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Corn Buttercup (Ranunculus arvensis)

  • Corn Buttercup (Ranunculus Arvensis) http://www.sagebud.com/corn-buttercup-ranunculus-arvensis/
    Credit: Lamiot | Own work | License: PD Old
  • Corn Buttercup (Ranunculus Arvensis) http://www.sagebud.com/corn-buttercup-ranunculus-arvensis/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old
  • Corn Buttercup (Ranunculus Arvensis) http://www.sagebud.com/corn-buttercup-ranunculus-arvensis/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old
  • Corn Buttercup (Ranunculus Arvensis) http://www.sagebud.com/corn-buttercup-ranunculus-arvensis/
    Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen. | License: PD Old
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Ranunculus Arvensis, or more commonly know as Corn Buttercup, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Ranunculus. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Ranunculus Arvensis or Corn Buttercup's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Ranunculus
  • Family: Ranunculaceae
  • Order: Ranunculales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Biennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: SWSS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(NI) 2(FAC) 3(FAC) 5(FACU) 8(FACU) 9(UPL) 0(NI*)


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