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13c. Ranunculus orthorhynchus var. bloomeri (S. Watson) L. D. Benson, Amer. Midl. Naturalist. 40: 101. 1948.

Ranunculus bloomeri S. Watson, Bot. California 2: 426. 1880

Basal leaf blades cordate to oblong or circular in outline, simple and undivided or 3-foliolate, if compound the leaflets undivided, margins crenate, apices rounded to obtuse or occasionally acute. Flowers: petals abaxially yellow, 6-9 mm broad, retuse. Heads of achenes hemispheric to ovoid, 7-9 mm; beak 1.8-2.2 mm. 2 n = 32.

Flowering late winter-spring (Mar-May). Meadows and marshy areas; 0-1500 m; Calif., Oreg.

Ranunculus orthorhynchus var. bloomeri is disjunct between the Coast Ranges of west-central California and south-central Oregon.


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