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    • Western Buttercup
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    • Ranunculus occidentalis
    • Ranuculus occidentalis

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What

Western buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

April 2, 2014

Description

Seen growing in a rocky and sunny grassland, with a plethora of other native wildflowers.

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What

western buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

Observer

evelynch

Date

March 30, 2014 01:00 PM PDT

Description

Seen growing along the trail

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Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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paloma

Date

March 30, 2014 12:31 PM PDT

Description

at Hidden Falls Regional Park

erect stem, only 5 petals

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What

Western Buttercup (Ranunculus occidentalis) Ranunculus occidentalis

Observer

justin2

Date

March 28, 2014 12:34 PM PDT

Description

Yellow five petalled flower

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Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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mmjensen

Date

March 27, 2014 02:12 PM PDT

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Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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dave-barry

Date

March 23, 2014

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Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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ncsanat

Date

March 22, 2014 11:08 AM PDT

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What

western buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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curiousgeorge61

Date

March 17, 2014

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western buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

March 11, 2014

Description

Just a few the cattle missed.

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Observer

rademacherdan

Date

March 8, 2014 02:01 PM PST

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What

western buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

March 7, 2014

Description

A few of this species were seen on a grassy oak savanna ridge in western Annadel. The specimen was about 35 cm high with a one cm diameter flower.

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What

Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

February 27, 2014

Description

Seen growing in an open canopy portion of a mixed oak woodland.

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Description from Wikipedia

Ranunculus occidentalis (western buttercup) is a species of buttercup found in the western United States and Canada. Its distribution extends from Alaska through British Columbia and Alberta to central California. The flower can be seen in open meadows, forests, and other generally flat areas up to an elevation of 2,200 metres (7,200 ft).

No range data available.