Ranunculus repens

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRanunculaceae
Family (Traditional)Ranunculaceae
GenusRanunculus
SpeciesRanunculus repens L.
Common Namecreeping buttercup
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Compound;
Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 0.3
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Ranunculus intermedius Ranunculus intermedius
Ranunculus repens var. degeneratus Ranunculus repens var. degeneratus
Ranunculus repens var. erectus Ranunculus repens var. erectus DC.
Ranunculus repens var. glabratus Ranunculus repens var. glabratus DC.
Ranunculus repens var. linearilobus Ranunculus repens var. linearilobus DC.
Ranunculus repens var. pleniflorus Ranunculus repens var. pleniflorus Fernald
Ranunculus repens var. typicus Ranunculus repens var. typicus
Ranunculus repens var. villosus Ranunculus repens var. villosus Lamotte

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Campbell (KY), Edmonson (KY), Harlan (KY), Hart (KY), Jefferson (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), Mercer (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Shelby (KY), Wolfe (KY), Carter (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Hamilton (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Overton (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1959 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100613437 Mercer Kentucky 15 Jun 1959 Mary E. Wharton
10860
EKY
Ranunculus repens
31234100613445 Rockcastle Kentucky 18 Sep 1976 Richard H. Hannan
133
EKY
Ranunculus repens
31973000017879 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Ranunculus repens
TENN-V-0100068 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Ranunculus repens
APSC0080089 Shelby Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
APSC0104725 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
APSC0119632 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
APSC0119491 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
APSC0104728 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
APSC0104731 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
APSC0119486 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
APSC0104730 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
APSC0104727 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
APSC0085925 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
HTTU019689 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ranunculus repens
31234100613429 Laurel Kentucky 29 Apr 1976 Glenn Creech
EKY
Ranunculus repens
31234100613452 Johnson Tennessee 20 Jun 1979 B. Eugene Wofford
79-149
EKY
Ranunculus repens
BEREA019382 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Ranunculus repens
N/A Carter Tennessee 05 May 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ranunculus repens
N/A Carter Tennessee 05 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ranunculus repens
APSC0104726 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
APSC0117738 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
APSC0104729 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
APSC0085919 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
APSC0104724 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus repens
HTTU023061 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Ranunculus repens
HTTU023062 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Ranunculus repens
MTSU004838 Davidson Tennessee 25 Apr 1993 David Zika
MTSU
Ranunculus repens
MTSU004840 Rutherford Tennessee 16 Apr 1986 Benedicta Kurunwune
MTSU
Ranunculus repens
MTSU004853 Rutherford Tennessee 18 Apr 1982 Deborah E. Edwards
MTSU
Ranunculus repens
MTSU023813 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Ranunculus repens
UCHT031413 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Ranunculus repens
UCHT031411 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Ranunculus repens
UCHT031412 Tennessee
UCHT
Ranunculus repens
HTTU024378 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Ranunculus repens
HTTU019690 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Ranunculus repens
HTTU019691 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Ranunculus repens
HTTU023060 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ranunculus repens
MTSU004839 Coffee Tennessee 19 Apr 1985 Tina Carter
40
MTSU
Ranunculus repens
MTSU004852 Davidson Tennessee 29 Mar 1986 Monteia Moore
8
MTSU
Ranunculus repens
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