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marsh marigold,

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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Marsh marigold is a member of the Ranunculaceae family, named by Pliny the Elder (23-79 A.D.) for plants that grow where frogs are found.
The young leaves and unopened flower buds of marsh marigold (Calthapalustris) are poisonous when raw, but can be eaten when cooked, but only with extreme caution.
Water lilies will provide landing areas for dragon and damselflies, while marsh marigold and water mint at the edges will provide food and shelter for insects and small creatures.
"The dyes will come from a number of traditional dye plants formerly used in the Highlands, including hawthorn, marsh marigold and yellow flag iris."
Giuseppe Fierro enjoyed a memorable first visit to Hexham on Saturday when Marsh Marigold opened his account at the Yarridge Heights venue in the mares' handicap hurdle, writes Gordon Brown.
Flowers that fill such dual roles include marsh marigold, true forget-me-nots, cardinal flowers, great lobelia, yellow coneflower, bee balm, swamp milkweed, Joe-Pye-weed, lance-leaved goldenrod and New England aster.
The marsh marigold, or cowslip, in marshes and wooded swamps is a bright yellow flower which spreads profusely, creating wet golden carpets.
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Some of the most beautiful wildflowers of the year - trout lily, marsh marigold, gay wings, star flower, wood anemone and blood root - are beginning their brief but spectacular appearance.
Cereal stubble is also left over winter and the pond, bounded by uncropped paddocks and full of marsh marigold, is managed for amphibians and invertebrates.
'But there's still not enough water to do justice to the two fountains of the duck pool, where the marsh marigold thrives.
Caltha palustris, the marsh marigold, is a flower that I adore.