Caltha palustris
Marsh Marigold, Cowslip

Family: Buttercup (Ranunculaceae)

Lifespan: N/A

Height: 1-2' (30-60 cm)

Flower Color: Shiny yellow

Flower Size: 1-1/2" (2.5-3.8 mm) wide

Bloom Season: April-June

Fruit: In a whorl, each fruit splitting open along one side (follicle)

Conditions: Swamps, marshes, wet meadows, along streams and brooks

Sunlight: Part sun to shade

Moisture: Wet to moist soils


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