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Caltha natans

Caltha natans Pall. ex Georgi

Floating Marsh Marigold, Floating Marsh-marigold

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)

Synonym(s): Thacla natans

USDA Symbol: CANA

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Stems creeping or floating, inflorescences up to about 8 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AK , MN , WI
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NT , ON , SK , YT
Native Habitat: Floating or on moist mud, ponds, lakes, slow-moving rivers and streams.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Caltha natans in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Caltha natans in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Caltha natans

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-11-12
Research By: CBR

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