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perennial spring-blooming Old World and North American plant (Caltha palustris) of the family Ranunculaceae (buttercupbuttercup
or crowfoot,
common name for the Ranunculaceae, a family of chiefly annual or perennial herbs of cool regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Thought to be one of the most primitive families of dicotyledenous plants, the Ranunculaceae typically have a simple
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 family), found in wet places. It has rounded glossy leaves and large buttercuplike flowers of bright and shining yellow. The tops are reputed to be toxic but with boiling become edible and are often eaten as greens while young; the flower buds have been pickled and used as capers, and the flowers have been used for beverages. In the United States it is sometimes called cowslip. Other species of Caltha are also called marsh marigold. Marsh marigolds are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Ranunculales, family Ranunculaceae.
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WARNING (note- there is another plant also called cowslip) Yellow buttercup-like flowers with hollow stem that grows near water. This plant can blister skin, but if used correctly, has been used for coughs and snakebite. Laxative and diuretic. TOXIC unless boiled in multiple changes of water. Be careful. Survival food if boiled. There is another plant called Marsh Marigold (Caltha leptosepala)
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Caltha palustris, the marsh marigold, is a flower that I adore.
Turning towards the marshy ground behind: "Let's pick marsh marigolds for Mam sometime, on our way from school.
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Make another area a boggy, muddy edge by simply extending the liner and burying it about 6in beneath the soil so that it can be planted with marginal moisture lovers such as reeds, marsh marigolds and yellow iris, which will help dragonflies clamber out of the water.
As well as reeds,I planted rushes, sedges,grasses and water-loving wild flowers,and there are some beautiful clumps of marsh marigolds flowering there at the moment.
Then turn the poor drainage to your advantage by making a water garden and planting the muddy margins with marsh marigolds, astilbes and other flowers which love thoseconditions.
Marsh marigolds (Caltha palustris), quite one of the loveliest flowers for the edge of a pond, should not be brought into the house before May.