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Caltha palustris var. radicans

Caltha palustris L. var. radicans (T.F. Forst.) Beck

Yellow Marsh Marigold, Yellow Marsh-marigold

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)

Synonym(s): Caltha arctica, Caltha minor ssp. arctica, Caltha natans var. arctica, Caltha palustris ssp. arctica, Caltha palustris var. radicans, Caltha palustris var. zetlandica, Caltha radicans, Caltha zetlandica


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


Canada: MB , NT , NU , YT
Native Habitat: Marshes, fens, ditches, wet woods and swamps, in open or partly shaded sites.

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


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

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