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Caltha leptosepala ssp. leptosepala var. leptosepala  (White marsh-marigold)
Cressler, Alan

Caltha leptosepala ssp. leptosepala var. leptosepala

Caltha leptosepala DC. ssp. leptosepala var. leptosepala

White Marsh-marigold, Alpine White Marsh-marigold, Mountain Marsh-marigold, Elks-lip Marsh-marigold, Slender Sepal Marsh-marigold

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Synonym(s): Caltha biflora var. rotundifolia, Caltha chelidonii, Caltha leptosepala var. rotundifolia, Psychrophila leptosepala

USDA Symbol: CALEL8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

Accepted name for this taxon under ICN rules is Caltha leptosepala var. leptosepala.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 15 inches in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Flowers white to creamy-yellow.

Distribution

USA: AK , AZ , CO , ID , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , YT

Additional resources

USDA: Find Caltha leptosepala ssp. leptosepala var. leptosepala in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Caltha leptosepala ssp. leptosepala var. leptosepala in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Caltha leptosepala ssp. leptosepala var. leptosepala

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-04-16
Research By: JAM

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