Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03610 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ranunculus cymbalaria Pursh
Common name   alkali buttercup
R. Van Buren   300  
Coll. Date 23 July 1992 
United States
Garfield County
Locality The Nature Conservancy Buttercup Preserve, Sevier River Valley, ca. 0.5 mi. NE of Panguitch, E of Highway 89;
     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° 50'  28" N, 112° 25'  55" W
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 near population 2 of study, Ranunculus aestivalis study site. 


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

     Ranunculus cymbalaria Pursh

     Cyrtorhyncha cymbalaria ssp. alpina (Hook.) A.& D. Löve
     Halerpestes cymbalaria (Pursh) Greene
     Halerpestes cymbalaria ssp. saximontana (Fern.) Moldenke
     Ranunculus cymbalaria var. alpinus Hook.
     Ranunculus cymbalaria ssp. saximontanus (Fern.) Thorne
     Ranunculus cymbalaria var. saximontanus Fern.
     Ranunculus cymbalaria var. typicus L. Benson

Common Name(s): alkali buttercup, shore buttercup.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18600, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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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.
17765 Artemisia tridentata  var. tridentata  same section
03801 Aster ascendens      "western aster" same section
02122 Atriplex       "saltbush" same section
07062 Atriplex argentea      "silverscale saltbush" 1.1 mi. N
03810 Calamagrostis stricta      "slimstem reedgrass" same section
03800 Carduus nutans      "nodding plumeless thistle" same section
07576 Carex douglasii      "Douglas' sedge" 1.5 mi. SW
02397 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" same section
02114 Carex praegracilis      "clustered field sedge" same section
02398 Carex praegracilis      "clustered field sedge" same section
02128 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" same section
03813 Chenopodium album      "lambsquarters" same section
02120 Chenopodium glaucum      "oakleaf goosefoot" same section
02118 Chenopodium rubrum      "red goosefoot" same section
02126 Distichlis spicata      "saltgrass" same section
03814 Eleocharis palustris      "common spikerush" same section
02399 Elymus elymoides  subsp. elymoides   "common squirreltail" same section
02112 Elymus elymoides  subsp. elymoides   "common squirreltail" same section
02111 Elymus lanceolatus  subsp. lanceolatus   "thickspike wheatgrass" same section
03815 Elymus repens      "quackgrass" same section
02130 Elymus triticoides      "beardless wildrye" same section
03811 Epilobium ciliatum      "fringed willowherb" same section
03816 Equisetum laevigatum      "smooth horsetail" same section
17764 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
03805 Erigeron lonchophyllus      "long-leaf fleabane" same section
02109 Erigeron lonchophyllus      "long-leaf fleabane" same section
02108 Erigeron pumilus  var. condensatus   "Great Basin shaggy fleabane" same section
02107 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. purpureum   "purple cushion wild buckwheat" same section
06901 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" same section
03804 Haplopappus lanceolatus      "lanceleaf goldenweed" same section
07061 Haplopappus lanceolatus      "lanceleaf goldenweed" 1 mi. NW
02116 Juncus arcticus  subsp. littoralis   "mountain rush" same section
03803 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" same section
02129 Muhlenbergia asperifolia      "scratchgrass" same section
02125 Muhlenbergia richardsonis      "mat muhly" same section
02124 Muhlenbergia richardsonis      "mat muhly" same section
03809 Nasturtium officinale      "watercress" same section
04408 Phalaris arundinacea      "reed Canary grass" same section
02131 Plantago eriopoda      "woolly plantain" same section
02132 Poa       "bluegrass" same section
02121 Poa compressa      "Canada bluegrass" same section
02133 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
02113 Puccinellia nuttalliana      "Nuttall's alkali grass" same section
02127 Puccinellia nuttalliana      "Nuttall's alkali grass" same section
07063 Ranunculus aestivalis      "autumn buttercup" 1 mi. NW
06038 Ranunculus aestivalis      "autumn buttercup" same section
07577 Sanguisorba minor      "small burnet" 1.5 mi. SW
02117 Scirpus americanus     same section
03802 Sidalcea neomexicana      "salt spring checkerbloom" same section
02134 Sporobolus airoides      "alkali sacaton" same section
04602 Sporobolus airoides  var. airoides   "alkali sacaton" same section
02106 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" same section
02123 Triglochin maritima      "seaside arrowgrass" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Panguitch Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1672 ft. NE   Panguitch Lake 
Garfield County Fairgrounds (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2343 ft. S 6578  Panguitch 
Hitch-N-Post Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. S 6601  Panguitch 
East Panguitch Canal (Canal) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. E 6588  Panguitch 
Garfield Memorial Hospital (Hospital) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. S 6598  Panguitch 
Powell District Ranger Station (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.2 mi. S 6614  Panguitch 
Panguitch (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. S 6624  Panguitch 
Panguitch Post Office (Post Office) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. S 6628  Panguitch 
Panguitch High School-Middle School (School) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. S 6608  Panguitch 
Long Canal (Canal) Garfield County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 6621  Panguitch 
Panguitch School (School) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. S 6644  Panguitch 
East Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 6588  Panguitch 
Panguitch KOA (Park) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. S 6631  Panguitch 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. S 6637  Panguitch 
West Ditch (Canal) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. N 6634  Panguitch 
Panguitch City Cemetery (Cemetery) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 6647  Panguitch 
Threemile Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Fivemile Ridge 
Peterson Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. SE   Casto Canyon 
Roller Mill Hill (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 6644  Panguitch 
Graveyard Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Hatch 


Taxon Links for species Ranunculus cymbalaria  Pursh

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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