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    • Ranunculus occidentalis
    • Ranuculus occidentalis
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    • Western Buttercup

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What

Western Buttercup (Ranunculus occidentalis) Ranunculus occidentalis

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kestrel

Date

February 28, 2015 09:48 AM PST

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Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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rangervic

Date

February 26, 2015 03:41 PM PST

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Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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paloma

Date

February 13, 2015 12:20 PM PST

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Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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rangervic

Date

January 17, 2015 04:24 PM PST

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western buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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faerthen

Date

June 26, 2014 10:16 AM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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western buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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mmreeves

Date

June 11, 2014

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western buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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aimsdahl

Date

April 28, 2014

Description

I found this one pretty quick because of its bright yellow color. It was near most of the trails in open spaces.

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western buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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natureexplorer

Date

June 6, 2014

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western buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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rhiaj

Date

June 10, 2014

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Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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alexivy

Date

May 29, 2014

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kellikatzer

Date

June 8, 2014

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Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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raearca

Date

May 12, 2014
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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.