Ranunculus cooleyae

Vasey & Rose ex Rose

Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 1: 289. 1894

EndemicIllustrated
Synonyms: Arcteranthis cooleyae (Vasey & Rose ex Rose) Greene Kumlienia cooleyae (Vasey & Rose ex Rose) Greene
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Stems erect from short caudices, not rooting nodally, glabrous, not bulbous-based. Tuberous roots absent. Basal leaf blades circular to reniform in outline, 3-5-parted, 0.8-3.8 × 1.7-6.9 cm, segments again lobed, ultimate segments elliptic or oblong, margins crenate, apex rounded; cauline leaf 0-1, scalelike. Flowers: receptacle glabrous; sepals spreading, yellow, 7-11 × 4-7 mm, glabrous; petals 11-15, yellow, 8-12 × 3-5 mm. Heads of achenes hemispheric or spheric, 7-8 × 9-10 mm; achenes 2.4-4.6 × 1.2-2.2 mm, glabrous; beak persistent, filiform, hooked distally, 1-1.8 mm. 2n = 16.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer (Jun–Aug).
Habitat: Slopes near persistent snowbanks
Elevation: 500-1800 m

Discussion

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... more about "Ranunculus cooleyae"
Alan T. Whittemore +
Vasey & Rose ex Rose +
Undefined sect. Arcteranthis +
B.C. +, Alaska +  and Wash. +
500-1800 m +
Slopes near persistent snowbanks +
Flowering late spring–summer (Jun–Aug). +
Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. +
Endemic +  and Illustrated +
Arcteranthis cooleyae +  and Kumlienia cooleyae +
Ranunculus cooleyae +
Ranunculus sect. Arcteranthis +
species +