EPPO Global Database

Ranunculus glacialis(RANGC)

Last modification: 2014-12-11

Basic information
  • EPPO code: RANGC
  • Preferred name: Ranunculus glacialis
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Far north of Europe (Norway to Russia), high mountains (Sierra Nevada, Pyrenees, Alps, Carpathians). Further east, subsp. camissonis is found in the Russian Far East and Alaska, while the nominate subspecies extends to Greenland in the west. This species is accordingly, just, found in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Beckwithia glacialis (Linnaeus) Löve & D. Löve
Oxygraphis vulgaris Freyn
Ranunculus hollianus Reichenbach
Ranunculus kamtschaticus de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
ranuncle glacial Catalan
is-ranunkel Danish
Gletscherhahnenfuß German
glacier crowfoot English
ranillo glacial Spanish
jääleinikki Finnish
renoncule des glaciers French
jöklasóley Icelandic
ranuncolo glaciale Italian
issoleie Norwegian
jaskier lodnikowy Polish
лютик ледниковый Russian
оксиграфис обыкновенный Russian
isranunkel Swedish