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IPM1023, New January 2005

Missouri Weed Seeds

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)

Broadleaf plant family

This rather large group of plants is best known for buttercups, of which there are nearly 20 species in Missouri. Clematis is another fairly common plant genus occurring in this family.

Buttercup, bulbous Buttercup, bulbous
Ranunculus bulbosus

Buttercup, smallflower Buttercup, smallflower
Ranunculus abortivus

Columbine Columbine
Aquilegia canadensis

For an idea of relative seed size, each photo contains a millimeter ruler. The distance between increments is 1 mm.

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