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    • Ranunculus occidentalis
    • Ranuculus occidentalis
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    • Western Buttercup

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What

western buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

Observer

faerthen

Date

June 26, 2014 10:16 AM PDT

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Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

Observer

acramos92

Date

May 9, 2014

Description

Ranunculus occidentalis. Buttercup family. This plant is low to the ground at 15" high. The flowers are about 1" in size and shiny yellow in coloring. They bear 5 petals and branched stems. The leaves are identifiable by their serrated 3 lobes. This patch of flowers was growing to the side of the trail.

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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

Observer

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

Place

Union Bay Natural Area (Google, OSM)

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Observer

kellikatzer

Date

June 8, 2014

Place

discovery park, wa (Google, OSM)

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Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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raearca

Date

May 12, 2014

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Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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ballev

Date

May 5, 2014

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Western Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

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adelarge

Date

June 3, 2014

Place

Ravenna Park, Seattle, WA (Google, OSM)

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western buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis

Observer

rosy

Date

the past

Place

Ravenna Park (Google, OSM)
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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.