Ranunculus sessiliflorus var. sessiliflorus

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Leaves shallowly to deeply 3–5-lobed, the lobes more or less fan-shaped; margins entire or with obtuse to broadly acute teeth. Flowers Sep.–Dec.

Brid, CVU, DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, MonT, MuF, MuM, NIS, OtP, OtR, SnM, Strz, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, WaP, Wim. Also WA, SA, Qld, NSW, NI (naturalised), ACT, Tas. Widespread and rather common on dryish, usually sandy ground in open and lightly forested positions, but rare in Snowfields (e.g. Bryces Gorge, upper Buffalo River), Murray Mallee and Wimmera.

Specimens intermediate between this and var. pilulifer occur, mainly in western Victoria (within the range of var. pilulifer). Intergrades between R. sessiliflorus and R. pumilio are known where the two species occur together.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1996). Ranunculaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-12-03
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Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Ranunculus sessiliflorus var. sessiliflorus in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Ranunculus sessiliflorus var. sessiliflorus in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Fans present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

State distribution

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State
Western Australia
South Australia
Queensland
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory
Victoria
Tasmania