Patagonia Wildflowers
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creeping buttercup
Ranunculus repens
Ranunculus repens
creeping buttercup Buttercup Family
Ranunculus repens Ranunculaceae
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English common name
  •creeping buttercup
Spanish common names
  •botón de oro
  •ranúnculo de prado
accepted scientific name
  •Ranunculus repens L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Ranunculus repens (209)
  •Ranunculus praemorsus (39)
family name
  • Ranunculaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.6 to 1.4 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of August thru 1st week of May
Native to Europe, Asia and northwestern Africa

How Likely at this Location (38%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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