[Buttercups: The Genus Ranunculus East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Snow Buttercup, Threesection Buttercup

Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. trisectus

Synonyms: Ranunculus suksdorfii ssp. trisectus, Ranunculus trisectus

Snow Buttercup, Threesection Buttercup: Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. trisectus (Synonyms: Ranunculus suksdorfii ssp. trisectus, Ranunculus trisectus)

Snow buttercup blooming below a melting snowbank along the Strawberry Basin Trail #375, Strawberry Mt. Wilderness..........July 18, 2013. This site is about 50 meters below where the trail crests the ridgetop near the junction with the Onion Creek Trail #368.

Close-up of a flower of Snow Buttercup, Threesection Buttercup: Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. trisectus (Synonyms: Ranunculus suksdorfii ssp. trisectus, Ranunculus trisectus) - Leaf of Snow Buttercup, Threesection Buttercup: Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. trisectus (Synonyms: Ranunculus suksdorfii ssp. trisectus, Ranunculus trisectus) - Flower of Snow Buttercup, Threesection Buttercup: Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. trisectus (Synonyms: Ranunculus suksdorfii ssp. trisectus, Ranunculus trisectus)

Close-up images of the flowers and leaf of snow buttercup as seen blooming below a melting snowbank along the Strawberry Basin Trail #375, Strawberry Mt. Wilderness..........July 18, 2013. This site is about 50 meters below where the trail crests the ridgetop near the junction with the Onion Creek Trail #368.

Leaves of Snow Buttercup, Threesection Buttercup: Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. trisectus (Synonyms: Ranunculus suksdorfii ssp. trisectus, Ranunculus trisectus)

Leaves of snow buttercup as seen in a late-melting depression on the north-facing slopes at the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain, Eagle Cap Wilderness......August 13, 2018.

Paul Slichter