Ranunculaceae
Ranunculus cymbalaria

Shore Buttercup

Clusters of leaves with strawberry-like stolons. Leaf egg- to heart-shaped, sharply scalloped on outer edge. Flower stems often branching, about same length as leaves. Flowers pale yellow, with 5–12 petals. Grows in mud along streams, marshes, ponds, with either salt or fresh water, from sea level to subalpine.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 2--10 inches
  • Habitat: Coastal, Subalpine, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Steens, East Gorge
  • Native: Yes