|Large River Buttercup|
The large river buttercup is an upright perennial herb 10–25 cm in height with underground stolons. The flowering stems are slender and erect, 3–30 cm in height. It has 2-4 flowers with spreading, glossy yellow petals.
It has leaves with lamina 2–4 cm long. The three primary segments each have 3–5 lobes or teeth, or are rarely entire. The petiole is usually 4–25 cm long. The petals are 7–12 mm long and 2–4 mm wide. The nectary lobes are elliptical or semicircular. It usually has 12–36 achenes, 1.7–3.6 mm long, with the lateral faces irregularly wrinkled or pitted, or rarely smooth, and when mature often pale and thickened along the dorsal ridge.
Distribution and habitat
Biology and ecology
- Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Threatened Species Profile
- New South Wales Flora Online
- "Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Threatened Species Profile: Ranunculus papulentus" (PDF). Department for Environment and Heritage, South Australia. Retrieved 19 March 2010.
- "New South Wales Flora Online: Ranunculus papulentus". National Herbarium of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 March 2010.
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