Ranunculus aquatilis

Water Crowfoot
Ranunculus aquatilis

Family: Buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
AKA: White Water Buttercup
Photo taken on: August 6, 2007
Location: East River at Almont, GV, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to montane
Habitat: Slow-moving or still shallow water

Forms floating mats. Finely divided leaves are submerged. If present, leaves floating on the surface are shiny, round and scalloped.

Flora of North America reference.

White/Cream Single Flowers