Ranunculus jovis

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Ranunculus jovis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Ranunculus
Species: R. jovis
Binomial name
Ranunculus jovis
A.Nels.

Ranunculus jovis is a species of buttercup known by the common name Utah buttercup. It is native to the mountain west of the United States, from Nevada to Wyoming. It is a petite plant, growing a few centimeters tall on hairless stems with a few deeply divided fingerlike leaves at the base. It produces yellow flowers with five rounded petals, yellow stamens around a central nectary.

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