Ranunculus pusillus Poir.
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Ranunculus pusillus Poir. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001129445. Accessed on: 15 Jun 2021'

General Information

Stems erect or ascending, rooting at most proximal nodes, glabrous. Roots not thickened basally, glabrous. Proximal cauline leaf blades ovate or lanceolate, 1.2-4.2 × 0.5-1.2 cm, base acute to truncate, margins entire or denticulate, apex acuminate to rounded. Inflorescences: bracts linear to lanceolate or oblanceolate. Flowers: receptacle glabrous; sepals 4-5, spreading or reflexed from base, 1.5-3 × 1-1.5 mm, glabrous or sparsely hirsute; petals 1-3, 1.5-2 × 0.5-1 mm; nectary scales glabrous. Heads of achenes hemispheric to cylindric, 2-8 × 2-3 mm; achenes 1-1.2 × 0.6-0.8 mm, ± tuberculate, glabrous; beak absent or nearly so, to 0.1 mm.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora of North America @ efloras.org
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    "Annual; stems weak, ascending or erect, 1–5 dm, branched from the base, many-fld; lower lvs long-petioled, ovate or lance-ovate, 1–4 cm, basally obtuse or rounded; cauline lvs progressively narrower, most of them linear, scarcely differentiated into blade and petiole; pet 1–5, 2 mm, equaling or a little shorter than the sep; stamens 10 or fewer; achenes 1 mm, very shortly beaked. Ditches, muddy ground, and shallow water, mostly on the coastal plain; s. N.Y. to Fla. and Tex., n. in the interior to Mo., Ind., and O. May, June."

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    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    '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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