Ranunculus brevifolius is a C & E Mediterranean mountain species, occurring in mainland Greece from the Albanian border and Olimbos to Taigetos, as well as Levka Ori and Psiloritis in Kriti, generally growing in damp calcareous screes and flowering near patches of melting snow. It belongs to a small group of species (R. sect. Thora) with broad, somewhat coriaceous, only shallowly lobed leaves and scarcely compressed achenes.
GR(NPi SPi Pe StE NC KK)
Greece (Kriti and Karpathos present; North Central Greece present; North Pindos present; Peloponnisos present; South Pindos present; Sterea Ellas present)
Native / Non Range-Restricted
High mountain vegetation
Presidential Decree 67/81