Ranunculus fascicularis Muhl. ex Bigelow
  • Fl. Boston.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Ranunculus fascicularis Muhl. ex Bigelow. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001129256. Accessed on: 28 Sep 2021'

General Information

Stems erect or ascending, never rooting nodally, strigose or spreading-strigose, base not bulbous. Roots always both filiform and tuberous on same stem. Basal leaf blades ovate to broadly ovate in outline, 3-5-foliolate, 2.1-4.7 × 1.9-4.5 cm, leaflets undivided or 1×-lobed or -parted, ultimate segments oblanceolate or obovate, margins entire or with few teeth, apex rounded-acute to rounded-obtuse. Flowers: receptacle hispid or glabrous; sepals spreading or sometimes reflexed from base, 5-7 × 2-3 mm, hispid or glabrous; petals 5(-7), yellow, 8-14 × 3-6 mm. Heads of achenes globose or ovoid, 5-9 × 5-8 mm; achenes 2-2.8 × 1.8-2.2 mm, glabrous, margin forming narrow rib 0.1-0.2 mm wide; beak persistent, filiform, straight, 1.2-2.8 mm. 2 n = 32.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora of North America @ efloras.org
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    "Perennial 1–2 dm or at maturity 3 dm tall, erect or ascending, not becoming repent; pubescence mostly appressed; rhizome short, regenerated each year; some roots very slender, others usually becoming thickened in late season and to 5 cm long; lvs mostly basal, the blade ovate in outline, longer than wide, the terminal segment stalked, all segments deeply lobed and the lobes generally incised or coarsely crenate; cauline lvs 1–3, smaller, sessile or nearly so, less divided; fls long-pedicellate; pet 5–7(–10), widest near or below the middle, 8–14 × 3.5–5.5 mm; anthers 1.3–1.8 mm; receptacle ± conic above the broad staminal zone; achenes rotund, the body 2–3.5 mm, sharply margined, but the adjacent lateral nerves not much raised; beak slender, straight or nearly so, 1.5–3 mm; 2n=32. Prairies and dry woods; Mass. to s. Ont. and Minn., s. to N.J., Md., W.Va., Tenn., La., and Tex. Apr., May."

  • Provided by: [B].New York Botanical Garden
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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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