Name: Marsh Marigold
Scientific name: Caltha palustris
Nature Stars: 50
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