Ranunculus pensylvanicus

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Ranunculus pensylvanicus
Ranunculus pensylvanicus NRCS-1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Ranunculus
Species: R. pensylvanicus
Binomial name
Ranunculus pensylvanicus
L.f. 1781

Ranunculus pensylvanicus is a flowering plant species in the Ranunculaceae (buttercup) family. Common names include bristly buttercup,[1] bristly crowfoot and Pennsylvania buttercup.[2][3] It is native to North America with a distribution over the northern part of the continent.[4]


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ Ontario Wildflowers 20 Dec 2011
  3. ^ Minnesota Wildflowers 20 Dec 2011
  4. ^ USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Plants Profile 20 Dec 2011