General Research Observations
Occurrence ID (GUID): 19554744-b48d-404c-b100-77f407c0996c
Taxon: Ranunculus sceleratus var. multifidus Nutt.
Family: Ranunculaceae
Collector: Tony Frates   20150117-150   
Date: 2015-01-17
Locality: United States, Utah, Salt Lake, Millcreek Township, Big Cottonwood East, Salt Lake County open space
40.668295  -111.84612  WGS84
Elevation: 1322 meters (4336ft)
Habitat: Freshwater marsh
Substrate: Wetland soil
Associated Species: Distichlis spicata, Typha latifolia, Ranunculus cymbalaria (not currently observable), Glaux maritima (not currently observable), Acer negundo, Populus fremontii hybrid, and many weedy species nearby (Russian Olive drupes abundant on ground)
Description: Aquatic phase growing on muddy, moist soil (not submerged)
Reproductive Condition: Vegetative
Notes: Overwintering basal leaves/rosette-like; while described as an annual in most of our local floras, it can be either a winter annual or biennial in our area, or possibly a short-lived perennial depending on conditions.
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Author: Tony Frates
Record ID: 19554744-b48d-404c-b100-77f407c0996c
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