Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13158 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ranunculus aquatilis L.
Common name   white water crowfoot
R. Van Buren   224  
Coll. Date 08 June 1999 
United States
Garfield County
Locality The Nature Conservancy Buttercup Preserve, Sevier River Valley, ca. 8 miles N of Panguitch, ca. 0.25 miles SE of Highway 89 and Bear Valley Junction;
     Elev.: 6560 ft. (2000 m.)
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 37° 57'  43" N, 112° 24'  32" W
Township Range T33S R5W S10  
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Voucher Voucher of taxa associated with Ranunculus aestivalis, R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper 
Specimen Notes Ranunculus aestivalis study site. 


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

     Ranunculus aquatilis L.

     Batrachium aquatile (L.) Dumort.
     Ranunculus aquatilis var. hispidulus E. Drew
     Ranunculus aquatilis var. typicus L. Benson
     Ranunculus trichophyllus var. hispidulus (E. Drew) W. Drew

Common Name(s): water buttercup, whitewater crowfoot.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18581, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13158s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05676s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06432s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06807s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06905s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07921s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09096s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09809s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15803s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08143 Atriplex argentea  var. argentea   "silverscale saltbush" same section
13159 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" same section
03742 Glaux maritima      "sea milkwort" same section
13157 Hippuris vulgaris      "common mare's-tail" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bear Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 744 ft. SW   Little Creek Peak 
Bear Valley Junction (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 1578 ft. NW 6467  Panguitch NW 
McEwen Ditch (Canal) Garfield County, UT 1.2 mi. S 6487  Panguitch NW 
Marshall Ditch (Canal) Garfield County, UT 1.2 mi. N 6414  Panguitch NW 
Sanford Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. S   Blind Spring Mountain 
Spry (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. S 6500  Panguitch NW 
Sandy Creek (Stream) Iron County, UT 3.2 mi. S   Little Creek Peak 
Tebbs Hollow (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Little Creek Peak 
Three Creeks (Stream) Iron County, UT 3 mi. W   Little Creek Peak 
Barton Tebbs LaFevre Canal (Canal) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. S 6487  Panguitch NW 
Hawkins Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. NE   Fremont Pass 
Marshall Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. NE   Bull Rush Peak 
Smith Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. E   Mount Dutton 
Miry Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. NE   Panguitch NW 
Old State Ditch (Canal) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. S 6674  Panguitch NW 
Chokecherry Creek (Stream) Iron County, UT 4.5 mi. SW   Little Creek Peak 
Spry Cemetery (Cemetery) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. NE 6342  Bull Rush Peak 
Spry (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. NE 6345  Bull Rush Peak 
Bull Rush Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. NE   Bull Rush Peak 
Panguitch Canal (Canal) Garfield County, UT 5.1 mi. SW 6621  Panguitch NW 


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

Google Images

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