Caltha


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Caltha

 

a genus of plants of the family Ranunculaceae (but-tercup). These are perennial herbs with cordate or reniformleaves. The perianth is simple and corolliform; it is primarilygolden-yellow. There are approximately 20 species, distributedin the temperate and arctic regions of the northern hemisphere.In the USSR there are eight or nine species. The most commonis the marsh marigold (Caltha palustris), which grows inswamps, in damp areas, and near bodies of water. The marshmarigold (double-flowered varieties) and C. polypetala are cul-tivated as ornamentals.

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In contrast with 2.2 bryophytes are less frequent, although characterised by Dicranoloma hariotii, and there is a greater presence of vascular species such as Tetroncium magellanicum, Acaena pumila, Caltha appendiculata and Carpha schoenoides.
Species Collection State State Global Site (*) Status[dagger] Rank[dagger] Rank[dagger] (1) (2) (3) Ferns Dryopteris OS T S2 G5 cristata Woodwardia OR S S2 G5 virginica Dicots Caltha QU E S1 G5 palustris Hypericum OS E S1 G5 ellipticum Solidago ST E S1 G3/G4 Q lancifolia Stellaria QU E S1 G5 longifolia Vacciniurn OR T S2 G4 macrocarpon Monocots Cypripedium JO S S4 G5 acaule Eriophorum OR E S1/S2 G5 virginicum Glyceria JO S S1 G5 laxa * John's Bog (JO), Orchard Bog (OR), Osborne Bog (OS), Stoney Creek Bog (ST), Quarry Bog (QU) [dagger] Information for state status, state rank and global rank is based on the Tennessee Natural Heritage Program rare plant list (Tennessee Division of Natural Heritage, 2008).
Would any of his general readers have heard of (or care about) Virgidemiarum, Skialetheia, or Caltha Poetarum, let alone the more well-known The Scourge of Villainy?
As far as their identification according to modern botany is concerned they may indifferently correspond to a few genera and family: according to my field data to Trollius, Caltha, and Ranunculus (Ranunculaceae), and Taraxacum (Compositae).
Castor Ricinus Bean communis Similar common name Sweet Lathyrus Pea odoratus Marsh Caltha Marigold palustris Poisonous Common Garden Plants * Scientific Name Common Name Harmful Compound Aconitum Monkshood Alkaloids Anemone spp.
Good plants to put around a wildlife pond include Caltha palustris (marsh marigold) and Geum rivale (water avens), to encourage waterside insects, along with reedy-stemmed plants to attract dragonflies to lay their eggs.
Las comunidades vegetales de la clase 1 estan caracterizadas por un cortejo floristico particular como: Caltha sagittata, Valeriana macrorhiza, Poa andina, Patosia clandestina entre otras.
(39.) Bembo, 326, lines 61-63: "Gigli, caltha, viole, acantho et rose/Et rubini et zaphiri et perle et oro/Scopro, s'io miro nel bel vostro volto." (Lilies, marigold, violet, acanthus, and rose / And rubies and sapphires and pearl and gold/I discover, if I look at your beautiful face.)