Ranunculaceae Ranunculus occidentalis Nutt.

Western Buttercup

Shasta - Other, Season Indicator

Use documented by:
Holt, Catharine, 1946, Shasta Ethnography, Anthropological Records 3(4):308, page 310

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Scientific name: Ranunculus occidentalis Nutt.
USDA symbol: RAOCO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Buttercup
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Shasta
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Season Indicator
Notes: Plant blooms indicated the coming of the summer salmon.

RECRD: 7510 id: 32692