Flora of Mount Holyokeby Karen Searcy
Taxonomy
Kidney-leaf Buttercup
Ranunculus abortivus Rocky woods
Ranunculaceae
Flowering PeriodMay
(c) TB
HabitatRocky woods
Height6 - 24 inches
DescriptionFlowers with small petals about ? inch across long that are shorter than the sepals. Fruit has a very small beak, < 1 mm.
LeavesThe basal leaves are stalked and round to kidney shaped while the stem leaves are sessile and deeply divided into 3-5 segments.
DistributionFlowers with small petals about ? inch across long that are shorter than the sepals. Fruit has a very small beak, < 1 mm.