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Ranunculus  adoneus A.Gray   
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FamilyRANUNCULACEAE
Genus species var.Ranunculus  adoneus A.Gray 
SynonymsRanunculus adoneus var. alpinus (S.Watson) L.D.Benson
 Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. adoneus (A.Gray) C.L.Hitchc.
 Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. alpinus C.L.Hitchc.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ColoradoIdahoMontanaNevadaUtahWyoming
snow patches
Altitude2500-4000m
Description basal leaves orbiculate to reniform, bi- or tripinnatisect, segments linear, entire, sepals 4-11mm long, sparsely hirsute, petals 5-10, 8-15mm long
Size10-25cm
Colorlustrous yellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
division in spring just as young growth commences
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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