Flora of Mount Holyokeby Karen Searcy
Taxonomy
Marsh-marigold
Caltha palustris Streams
Ranunculaceae
Flowering Periodmid-April to mid-May
(c) PW
HabitatStreams, swamps
Height1 - 2 feet
DescriptionHerbaceous perennial with a hollow, branching stems and shiny leaves. The flowers are ? to1? inches wide and bright yellow.
LeavesThe leaves have a rounded tip, heart shaped base and smooth to slightly toothed margins. The plant dies back by mid June.
(c) PW
DistributionHerbaceous perennial with a hollow, branching stems and shiny leaves. The flowers are ? to1? inches wide and bright yellow.