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Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris)
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Other common names: Cowslip
Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Height: 0.7 to 2 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size: 1.25 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Ghost Town Trail
Notes: Grows in swamps and wet areas. May have 5-9 rays.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.