Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRanunculaceae
Family (Traditional)Ranunculaceae
GenusFicaria
Species: Ficaria verna
Infrapecies:Ficaria verna (Rchb.) Nyman ssp. calthifolia
Common NameFig Buttercup
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Invasive Rank: TN-IPC Emerging Threat; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Region of Origin: Europe; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Achene; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Pistil Number: 4; Pistil Number: 6; Pistil Number: 7; Pistil Number: 8; Pistil Number: 9; Pistil Number: 10; Pistil Number: 11; Pistil Number: 12; Pistil Number: 13+; Placentation Type: Basal; Placentation Type: Marginal; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 13+
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; Invasive

** Not applicable or data not available.

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
Ficaria calthifolia Ficaria calthifolia
Ranunculus ficaria subsp. calthifolius Ranunculus ficaria subsp. calthifolius

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Joey Shaw
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Joey Shaw
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Joey Shaw
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Joey Shaw
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Milo Pyne
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Milo Pyne
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Milo Pyne
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Milo Pyne
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Tara Littlefield
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Tara Littlefield
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Tara Littlefield
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Tara Littlefield
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Tara Littlefield
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Tara Littlefield
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Joey Shaw
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Joey Shaw
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Joey Shaw
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Joey Shaw
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Joey Shaw
Ficaria verna ssp. calthifolia - Joey Shaw