Species: 

Ranunculus sardous

Common Name: 

hairy buttercup

Systems Affected (standardized): 

cropland/pastureland, riparian/aquatic, urban/garden

Regions(s) present (updated by AB): 

SE

5563325-PPT.jpg
Impacts: 

toxic to grazing animals. crowds out other plants, especially in wet soils. One plant can spread over a 40 square foot area in a year. depletes potassium in the soil and so can have a detrimental effect on surrounding plants. Because creeping buttercup can tolerate heavy, wet soils, it can be a particularly bad problem on well-watered lawns, wet meadows and poorly drained pastures. In addition to invading wet grassy areas, creeping buttercup is reported as a weed of 11 crops in 40 countries

Source? likely to be reintroduced: 

Info Blurb: 

Crowds out other plants, especially in wet soils. Depletes potassium in the soil, affecting surrounding plants. Toxic to grazing animals.

Native Regions in OK: 

NONE

Current and past designations: 

BS

Present in OK?

Yes

Present in Bordering States?

TX, AR

Has Legal Status in BS?

NONE