tall buttercup

(Ranunculus acris var. acris)

Conservation Status
tall buttercup
 
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

NNA - Critically Imperiled

SNA - Not applicable

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
Wetland Indicator Status
     
  Great Plains

FACW - Facultative wetland

     
  Midwest

FAC - Facultative

     
  Northcentral & Northeast

FAC - Facultative

     
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Height

 
 

10 to 40

 
     
 

Flower Color

 
 

Yellow

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
     
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Moist. Disturbed sites.

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

May to October

 
     
 
Use
 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 22, 28, 30.

 
         
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native to Europe, Asia, Greenland, and Alaska. Introduced and naturalized.

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (dicots)  
  Superorder Ranunculanae  
 

Order

Ranunculales (buttercups, poppies, and allies)  
 

Family

Ranunculaceae (buttercup)  
  Subfamily Ranunculoideae  
  Tribe Ranunculeae  
 

Genus

Ranunculus (buttercup)  
  Species Ranunculus acris (tall buttercup)  
       
 

Subordinate Taxa

 
       
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Ranunculus acris ssp. friesianus

Ranunculus acris var. acris

Ranunculus acris var. frigidus

Ranunculus acris var. latisectus

Ranunculus acris var. stevenii

Lange Ranunculus acris ssp. strigulosus

Ranunculus acris var. typicus

Ranunculus acris var. villosus

Ranunculus boreanus

Ranunculus grandis

Ranunculus grandis var. austrokurilensis

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

meadow buttercup

tall buttercup

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Inflorescence

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Flower

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Leaves

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  Basal leaf on the left, stem leaf on the right    
       

Upper Stem Leaves

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Middle Stem Leaves

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Basal Leaves

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Infructescence

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Slideshows
   
  Ranunculus acris
Susanne Wiik
 
  Ranunculus acris  
 
About

Smørblomst, engsoleie, meadow buttercup

 
     
  Meadow Buttercup
Wez Smith
 
  Meadow Buttercup  
 
About

Meadow Buttercup (Ranunculus acris).

 
     
  Ranunculus acris (Tall Buttercup)
Allen Chartier
 
  Ranunculus acris (Tall Buttercup)  

 

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Other Videos
 
  MyNature Apps; Identifying Tall Buttercup, Ranunculus acris
MyNatureApps
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Jun 11, 2011

How to identify Tall or Common Buttercup, Ranunculus acris also know as meadow buttercup. www.mynatureapps.com

   
       
  Common buttercup (Ranunculus acris) - 2012-05-27
W3stlander
 
   
 
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Published on Jun 3, 2013

Ranunculus acris is one of the more common buttercups across Europe and temperate Eurasia. Common names include meadow buttercup and tall buttercup.

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De scherpe boterbloem (Ranunculus acris) is een overblijvende plant uit de ranonkelfamilie (Ranunculaceae). Bloemkleur is geel, op de video een geel-witte variant.

   
       
  Ranunculus acris
miked1691's channel
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Jun 5, 2009

Flowery meadow with buttercups

   
       
  Meadow Buttercups being Eaten by Beetles (Buprestidae, Anthaxia)
Wandering Sole TV
 
   
 
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Published on Sep 10, 2012

Meadow buttercups (Ranunculus acris) near Perry Creek being eaten by beetles in the Buprestidae family, Anthaxia genus.

   
       
  Buttercups blowing in the wind
Compostanimal
 
   
 
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Uploaded on May 20, 2009

Meadow Buttercups (Ranunculus acris) blown by a strong South Westerly wind.

   
       

 

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