Coptidium lapponicum (L.) Rydb.
Common Name: LAPLAND BUTTERCUP
Synonym: Ranunculus lapponicus
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: T
Coptidium lapponicum leaves G. Reese leaves

Ranunculus lapponicus of Michigan Flora.

Cold, wet, mossy cedar swamps. A very distinctive little species, the foliage superficially resembling that of Coptis, but the leaves paler (not evergreen) and only deeply lobed (not actually compound).

Locations

Chippewa County
Delta County
Mackinac County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2392.