Species Details

Ranunculus macounii

Macoun's buttercup

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Scientific Name:
Ranunculus macounii Britton
Common Name:
Macoun's buttercup
Family: Ranunculaceae
Element Code: PDRAN0L1M0
USDA Plants Symbol: RAMA2
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S2S3
Other Status: IUCN_LC
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 2001-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-06-08
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Jul
Elevation:
1400 - 1800 meters
4595 - 5905 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Mesic
Notes:
Probably threatened by grazing and hydrological alteration. See Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences 12:3 (1892) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 12
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 11
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 12
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Iowa (IA), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Montana (MT), Nebraska (NE), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), North Dakota (ND), Oregon (OR), South Dakota (SD), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), West Virginia (WV), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lassen (LAS), Modoc (MOD), Plumas (PLU)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Big Swamp (4112121), Gallatin Peak (4012056), Gold Lake (3912066), Hager Basin (4112077), Johnsville (3912076), Letterbox Hill (4112018), Reconnaissance Peak (3912073), Shields Creek (4112043), South Mtn. (4112076)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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