A new Ranunculus (Ranunculaceae) from Nevada, U.S.A.


  • Arnold Tiehm University of Nevada, Reno
  • Jacqueline Lucero US Forest Service




A new species of Ranunculus from Elko County, Nevada, R. legerae, is described and illustrated. It is related to R. triternatus, R. glaberimmus, and R. adoneus. The earliest known collection was made in 1937. Poor label information prevented rediscovery, which did not happen until 2017. The second author discovered a large population in 2022 which led to this study and article.


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How to Cite

Tiehm, A., & Lucero, J. (2024). A new Ranunculus (Ranunculaceae) from Nevada, U.S.A. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 18(1), 7–13. https://doi.org/10.17348/jbrit.v18.i1.1336