Fig. 1: Tissue cultured propagule of Ranunculus aestivalis showing initial radical extension at the Center for Research of Endangered Wildlife at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Photo by Suzi Charles.
Fig. 2: Ranunculus aestivalis arrives at The Arboretum in test tubes. Propagules are carefully removed from the agar and put into potting soil. Photo by Kristin Haskins.
Fig. 3: Carefully labeled R. aestivalis are acclimated on a greenhouse mist bench. Photo by Sheila Murray.