Ranunculus reconditus A.Nelson & J.F.Macbr. (1913:473)

Obscure buttercup



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ranunculus glaberrimus var. reconditus (A.Nelson & J.F.Macbr.) L.D.Benson in Amer. J. Bot. 23: 170 (1936)


Invalid (synonym of R. triternatus) (POWO, 2024)


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym of R. triternatus) (POWO, 2024)

Rediscovered in 1980 (Kagan & Vrilakas, 1993:15) prior to synonymisation



Oregon, USA


Biology & Ecology










Kagan, Jimmy and Vrilakas, Susan. (1993). Extinct and Extirpated Plants from Oregon. Kalmiopsis [1993]: 12-16.

POWO. (2024). Ranunculus triternatus A.Gray. Plants of the World Online (online resource). Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom. Available at: [Accessed 7 April 2024]

Siddall, J. L., Chambers, K. I. and Wagner, D. H. (1979). Rare, threatened and endangered vascular plants in Oregon — an interim report. Oregon Natural Area Preserves Advisory Committee, Division of State Lands. 109 pp.


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