Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09809 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ranunculus aquatilis L.
Infraspecific    var. diffusus With.
Donna M. Barnes   4168  
Coll. Date 25 August 2004 
United States
Utah County
Locality American Fork Canyon, eastern end of Tibble Fork Reservoir, at the mouth of American Fork Creek;
     Elev.: 6464 ft. (1971 m.)
Habitat Notes mud flats, shallow water at mouth of creek. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 29'  2" N, 111° 38'  30" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Ranunculus longirostris Godr.

     Batrachium circinatum (Sibthorp) Reichenb.
     Batrachium circinatum ssp. subrigidum (W. Drew) A.& D. Löve
     Batrachium longirostre (Godr.) F.W. Schultz
     Ranunculus amphibius James
     Ranunculus aquatilis var. diffusus Withering p.p.
     Ranunculus aquatilis var. longirostris (Godr.) Lawson
     Ranunculus aquatilis var. subrigidus (W. Drew) Breitung
     Ranunculus circinatus auct. non Sibthorp
     Ranunculus circinatus var. subrigidus (W. Drew) L. Benson
     Ranunculus subrigidus W. Drew
     Ranunculus usneoides Greene

Common Name(s): eastern white water-crowfoot, longbeak buttercup, long-beak water-crowfoot, renoncule ā long bec.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18623, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Ranunculus
                                        Species: Ranunculus longirostris


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09809s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15336 Abies concolor      "white fir" 1216 ft. SE
15337 Abies lasiocarpa      "subalpine fir" 1216 ft. SE
15335 Acer glabrum      "Rocky Mountain maple" 1216 ft. SE
15323 Acer glabrum      "Rocky Mountain maple" 1560 ft. E
04566 Actaea rubra      "red baneberry" same section
04562 Agrostis stolonifera      "creeping bentgrass" same section
03910 Aquilegia flavescens  var. flavescens   "yellow columbine" 1817 ft. W
15324 Artemisia tridentata      "big sagebrush" 1560 ft. E
15326 Aster       "aster" 1560 ft. E
14929 Balsamorhiza macrophylla      "cut-leaf balsamroot" same section
09872 Calamagrostis purpurascens      "purple reedgrass" 1.1 mi. SW
03891 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" 1817 ft. W
03911 Cardamine pensylvanica      "Pennsylvania bittercress" 1817 ft. W
09870 Carex douglasii      "Douglas' sedge" 1.1 mi. SW
04568 Carex haydeniana      "cloud sedge" same section
09867 Carex praegracilis      "clustered field sedge" 1.1 mi. SW
14777 Cercocarpus intricatus      "little-leaf mountain mahogany" 2505 ft. SE
03895 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" 1817 ft. W
04571 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" same section
04644 Descurainia sophia      "flix weed" same section
15325 Epilobium       "willowherb" 1560 ft. E
04570 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" same section
04342 Eschscholzia californica      "California poppy" 1.3 mi. NE
04564 Gaillardia aristata      "common blanketflower" same section
03892 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" 1817 ft. W
09869 Glyceria striata      "fowl mannagrass" 1.1 mi. SW
09874 Hieracium albiflorum      "white hawkweed" 1.1 mi. SW
15293 Hydrophyllum       "waterleaf" 2041 ft. E
09873 Iva axillaris      "povertyweed" 1.1 mi. SW
04649 Juncus bufonius      "toad rush" same section
04650 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  same section
04569 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  same section
09871 Leymus cinereus      "Great Basin wildrye" 1.1 mi. SW
03893 Lotus utahensis      "Utah bird's-foot trefoil" 1817 ft. W
03888 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" 1817 ft. W
14775 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" same section
03889 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" 1817 ft. W
04563 Panicum capillare      "witchgrass" same section
03908 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1817 ft. W
03907 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1817 ft. W
03912 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" 1817 ft. W
15334 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1216 ft. SE
15331 Picea engelmannii      "Engelmann spruce" 1560 ft. E
15330 Pinus contorta      "beach pine" 1560 ft. E
09868 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" 1.1 mi. SW
15333 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 1560 ft. E
15322 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 1560 ft. E
09810 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" same section
03894 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" 1817 ft. W
14776 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 2505 ft. SE
15327 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1560 ft. E
15321 Sambucus cerulea     1560 ft. E
04565 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  same section
04572 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" same section
03909 Senecio pauperculus      "balsam groundsel" 1817 ft. W
15329 Solidago       "goldenrod" 1560 ft. E
15328 Solidago       "goldenrod" 1560 ft. E
04567 Solidago lepida  var. salebrosa   "rough Canada goldenrod" same section
14774 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" same section
15332 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" 1560 ft. E


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mill Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 561 ft. E   Aspen Grove 
Tibble Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1403 ft. SW 6378  Timpanogos Cave 
Tibble Fork Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1403 ft. SW 6378  Timpanogos Cave 
Deer Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1571 ft. W   Dromedary Peak 
Tibble Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 1782 ft. SW   Timpanogos Cave 
Wide Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1754 ft. W   Timpanogos Cave 
Tibble Fork Summer Home Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 2355 ft. S 6549  Timpanogos Cave 
Newton Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2867 ft. SW   Timpanogos Cave 
Mile Rock Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 6467  Timpanogos Cave 
Silver Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Dromedary Peak 
Granite Flat Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 6733  Timpanogos Cave 
Silver Lake Summer Home Area (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N 7405  Timpanogos Cave 
Warnick Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 6345  Timpanogos Cave 
Holman Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 7162  Timpanogos Cave 
Silver Lake Flat (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 7481  Dromedary Peak 
Silver Lake Flat Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 7481  Dromedary Peak 
Martin Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 6316  Timpanogos Cave 
Silver Lake Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 7504  Dromedary Peak 
Porcupine Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Dromedary Peak 
Major Evans Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N   Dromedary Peak 


Taxon Links for species Ranunculus aquatilis  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

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