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Taxon: Ranunculus abortivus L.

 
Genus: Ranunculus
Family: Ranunculaceae
Subfamily: Ranunculoideae
Tribe: Ranunculeae
Nomen number: 105370
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:551. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 27-Jan-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • littleleaf buttercup  (Source: F Wisconsin) - English
  • small-flower crowfoot  (Source: Sida) - English
  • small-flowered buttercup  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • renoncule abortive  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories (w.), Yukon] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta (n.), Manitoba]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (n.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  2. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 99-100.
  3. Dorn, R. D. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  6. Harrington, H. 1954. Manual of the plants of Colorado.
  7. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  8. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  9. Keener, C. S. 1976. Studies in the Ranunculaceae of the southeastern United States: 5. Ranunculus L.. Sida 6:270.
  10. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  11. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba Note: introduced
  12. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  13. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  14. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  15. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  16. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  17. Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource).
  18. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Ranunculaceae&GenusID=Ranunculus&SpeciesID=abortivus target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Ranunculus abortivus L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105370. Accessed 22 February 2020.