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Ranunculus gramineus

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Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ranunculus (ra-NUN-ku-lus) (Info)
Species: gramineus (gram-IN-ee-us) (Info)

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive kjd On Aug 21, 2011, kjd from Parker, CO wrote:

Not invasive. Bright yellow blossoms in early spring and goes dormant mid-summer. Has grown and proliferated reliably for over 10 years in zone 5.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Parker, Colorado
Santaquin, Utah



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