Ranunculus allegheniensis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRanunculaceae
Family (Traditional)Ranunculaceae
GenusRanunculus
SpeciesRanunculus allegheniensis Britton
Common NameAllegheny Mountain buttercup
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Compound;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 5.5
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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

No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Bell (KY), Floyd (KY), Harlan (KY), Letcher (KY), Carter (TN), Hawkins (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Morgan (TN), Unicoi (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1988 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Carter Tennessee 31 Mar 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ranunculus allegheniensis
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 25 Apr 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ranunculus allegheniensis
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 20 Apr 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ranunculus allegheniensis
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 05 May 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ranunculus allegheniensis
31973000017786 Harlan Kentucky
KNK
Ranunculus allegheniensis
TENN-V-0098840 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Ranunculus allegheniensis
TENN-V-0098845 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Ranunculus allegheniensis
TENN-V-0098837 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Ranunculus allegheniensis
TENN-V-0098844 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Ranunculus allegheniensis
TENN-V-0098839 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Ranunculus allegheniensis
TENN-V-0098843 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Ranunculus allegheniensis
TENN-V-0098838 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Ranunculus allegheniensis
APSC0081553 Floyd Kentucky 12 May 1988 Max Medley
APSC
Ranunculus allegheniensis
APSC0110954 Floyd Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus allegheniensis
31234100612538 Harlan Kentucky 24 Apr 1994 Bryce D. Fields
769
EKY
Ranunculus allegheniensis
N/A Carter Tennessee 22 Apr 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ranunculus allegheniensis
ETSU007571 Unicoi Tennessee 14 Apr 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ranunculus allegheniensis
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 18 Apr 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ranunculus allegheniensis
TENN-V-0098841 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Ranunculus allegheniensis
TENN-V-0098846 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Ranunculus allegheniensis
TENN-V-0098847 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Ranunculus allegheniensis
TENN-V-0098842 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Ranunculus allegheniensis
APSC0104699 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus allegheniensis
APSC0119638 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus allegheniensis
APSC0100780 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus allegheniensis
APSC0063161 Harlan Kentucky 31 May 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Ranunculus allegheniensis
APSC0119639 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus allegheniensis
HTTU022980 Tennessee
HTTU
Ranunculus allegheniensis
HTTU019659 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Ranunculus allegheniensis
APSC0081549 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Ranunculus allegheniensis
UCHT031328 Tennessee
UCHT
Ranunculus allegheniensis
UCHT031311 Tennessee
UCHT
Ranunculus allegheniensis
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Ranunculus allegheniensis - Dwayne Estes
Ranunculus allegheniensis - Dwayne Estes
Ranunculus allegheniensis - Dwayne Estes
Ranunculus allegheniensis - Dwayne Estes
Ranunculus allegheniensis - Dwayne Estes
Ranunculus allegheniensis - Dwayne Estes