Marsh Marigold

Name: Marsh Marigold

Scientific name: Caltha palustris

Category: Flowers

Nature Stars: 50

What are nature stars?

About: A common plant of ponds, marshes, ditches and wet woodland.

How to identify: A large buttercup-like flower that grows in wet places, with very large rounded, plate-sized leaves.

Where: Found throughout the country.

Fantastic fact: Also commonly known as Kingcups.

Photograph credit: Philip Precey


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