Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 2248, Ranunculus glaberrimus var. ellipticus  


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  Ranunculaceae Ranunculus glaberrimus elliptica
Scanned 2 July 2020.

Plants of Jefferson County Open Space
Jefferson County, Colorado

Ranunculus glaberrimus Hook. var. ellipticus (Greene) Greene.  Sagebrush Buttercup.

Apex Park - Northern Parcel, Jefferson County, Colorado. Rocky Mountain Front Range, approximate mid-slope, very close to the southern boundary of the north parcel, 5.0 km. south of the GNIS location of Golden 39.721N, 105.2211W. WGS 1984 Elev. 2080 m. Northeast-facing rocky slope, but the plants are growing in deep humus between the rocks.

Collected by permit: Jefferson County Open Space, 2020, issued: Apr 13, 2020, to: Tom Schweich.

Tom Schweich 2248. 25-Apr-2020

Coll. No. 2248 25 Apr 2020, characters observed: Perennial herb, to 11 cm., terrestrial; Stem, glabrous; Leaves, basal, petiole, 40 mm., blade, simple, 25 mm. × 13 mm. wide, elliptic to rhomboid, cauline, alternate, ternate, 24 mm. × 24 mm. wide; Flowers, actinomorphic; Sepals, 4.5 mm., lower surface few long soft white hairs; Petals, #5, 6 mm. × 4.5 mm. wide, bright yellow, not spurred; Achenes, in a globose cluster 5 mm. × 8 mm. wide, many in number, 1.5 mm. × 1.3 mm. wide, slightly hairy.

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