Ranunculus fluitans

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Ranunculus fluitans
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Ranunculus
Species: R. fluitans
Binomial name
Ranunculus fluitans

Ranunculus fluitans, the river water-crowfoot,[1] is a species of buttercup. It is a perennial and bushy in favourable conditions when it can grow to 6m height[2]

A Ranunculus fluitans community or Ranunculion fluitantis defines a British plant community comprising stands of submerged vegetation dominated by clumps of Crowfoot[2]


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ a b J. S. Rodwell; British Plant Communities: Woodlands and Scrub Cambridge University Press, 1990 ISBN 0-521-62718-4