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Ranunculus hispidus var. caricetorum

Ranunculus hispidus Michx. var. caricetorum (Greene) T. Duncan

Ranunculus caricetorum Greene

Ranunculus septentrionalis Poir. var. caricetorum (Greene) Fernald

Ranunculus siciformis Mack. & Bush ex Rydb.

Swamp Buttercup

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassMagnoliidaeIncludes magnolias, nutmeg, bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, black pepper, and many others
OrderRanunculalesBasal (evolved earlier) eudicots, also called “true dicots”
FamilyRanunculaceaeButtercup family
GenusRanunculusFrom Latin rana, “little frog,” because many species grow in moist places
Specieshispidus"Covered with coarse rigid erect hairs or bristles" (from Stearn's Botanical Latin)
var.caricetorum

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Ranunculus hispidus var. caricetorum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 26 Dec 2011.

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Ranunculus hispidus (Swamp Buttercup)

6/12/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, East Pepperell, MA
≈ 7 × 4½" (17 × 11 cm) ID is uncertain

Ranunculus hispidus (Swamp Buttercup)

6/12/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, East Pepperell, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 14 cm) ID is uncertain

Ranunculus hispidus (Swamp Buttercup)

6/12/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, East Pepperell, MA
≈ 8 × 5" (20 × 13 cm) ID is uncertain

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