Invasive Species Compendium

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Ranunculus acris
(Meadow buttercup)

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Ranunculus acris (Meadow buttercup)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 29 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Ranunculus acris
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Meadow buttercup
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Ornamental
  • Poisonous to mammals
  • Traditional/folklore
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Ranunculus acris

Preferred Common Name

  • Meadow buttercup

International Common Names

  • English: Tall buttercup
  • Spanish: Hierba belida; Ranunculo agrio
  • French: Renoncule acre
  • Portuguese: rainunculo-acrimonioso

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Scharfer Hahnenfuss
  • Italy: Ranunculo acre
  • Netherlands: scherpe Boterbloem
  • Sweden: vanlig Smoerblomma

EPPO code

  • RANAC (Ranunculus acris)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Ranunculales
  •                         Family: Ranunculaceae
  •                             Genus: Ranunculus
  •                                 Species: Ranunculus acris

Uses List

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General

  • Ornamental

Materials

  • Poisonous to mammals

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore