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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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At Lathom, he was treated to 22 marsh marigolds in flower with plenty of lesser celandine - our most successful wild flower according to the Plantlife survey.
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Turning towards the marshy ground behind: "Let's pick marsh marigolds for Mam sometime, on our way from school.
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Make edge-shelves 12in wide to hold baskets of marsh marigolds, water forget-me-nots and yellow flag irises to have flowers right up to the water's edge.
Away from the sea the magical Uists provided stunning machair plant life, including hebridean orchid, common butterwort, ragged robin and blankets of buttercups, marsh marigolds, wild pansy and daisies stretching as far as the eye could see.
PLANT new aquatic and marginal plants such as water lilies and marsh marigolds in and around ponds.
Jacob's ladders, blue eyed grass, and marsh marigolds will probably not appear before May 1.