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Ranunculus longirostris Godr.
longbeak buttercup

General Information
Symbol: RALO2
Group: Dicot
Family: Ranunculaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
GL   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM   


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Symbol Scientific Name
RAAM2 Ranunculus amphibius James
RASU Ranunculus subrigidus W. Drew
BACIS Batrachium circinatum (Sibth.) Rchb. ssp. subrigidum (W. Drew) Á. Löve & D. Löve
RAAQL2 Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. longirostris (Godr.) G. Lawson
RAUS Ranunculus usneoides Greene
RACI2 Ranunculus circinatus auct. non Sibth.
RACIS Ranunculus circinatus Sibth. var. subrigidus (W. Drew) L.D. Benson
RAAQD Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. diffusus With. p.p.
RAAQS Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. subrigidus (W. Drew) Breitung
BALO2 Batrachium longirostre (Godr.) F.W. Schultz
BACI6 Batrachium circinatum (Sibth.) Rchb.


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Magnoliidae
Order Ranunculales
Family Ranunculaceae – Buttercup family
Genus Ranunculus L. – buttercup
Species Ranunculus longirostris Godr. – longbeak buttercup

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Ranunculus subrigidus
white water-crowfoot
Special Concern
eastern white water-crowfoot
eastern white water-crowfoot

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Arid West OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont OBL
Great Plains OBL
Midwest OBL
Northcentral & Northeast OBL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast OBL


RASU  Ranunculus subrigidus W. Drew

Top Level Regions
Alaska OBL
Arid West OBL
Great Plains OBL
Midwest OBL
Northcentral & Northeast OBL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast OBL



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover