Caltha palustris


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Related to Caltha palustris: Mentha aquatica, Chelone glabra

Caltha palustris

a toxic plant in the family Ranunculaceae; contains a vesicant substance protoanemonin. Ingestion of the plant causes stomatitis, salivation, diarrhea and abdominal pain. Called also marsh marigold, cowslip, kingcup.
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KEEP ponds clean by removing blanketweed and excess duckweed, and pulling off the dying leaves of any water plants such as the kingcup, Caltha palustris, and water lilies.
11, 1 Calla palustris -- -- -- Calopogon pulchellus -- -- -- Caltha palustris -- P -- Cardamine bulbosa P -- -- Cardamine pratensis -- 31, 0.
Caltha palustris, the marsh marigold, is a flower that I adore.