American cowslip

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(Bot.) a pretty flower of the West (Dodecatheon Meadia), belonging to the same order (Primulaceæ) with the English cowslip.

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PETER CHARLES HENDERSON AND THOMAS WARNER, THE AMERICAN COWSLIP, 18011 came across this botanical hand-colored engraving--of a violet cowslip seemingly lit from within, with unrealistic levels of detail--in the appendix of the artist and writer Lauren Redniss's book Thunder & Lightning (2015).
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Some early American colonists referred to marsh marigold by another name, American cowslip.
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