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(Plants) a yellow-flowered ranunculaceous plant, Caltha palustris, that grows in swampy places
[C16: from Latin]
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Noun1.caltha - a genus of CalthaCaltha - a genus of Caltha      
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
kingcup, marsh marigold, May blob, meadow bright, Caltha palustris, cowslip, water dragon - swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
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Or plant buttonbushes at the back of a perennial border featuring water-loving perennials like Joe-Pye weed (Eupatorium purpureum), turtlehead (Chelone oblique), Siberian iris (Iris sibirica), marsh marigolds (Caltha palustris), day lilies and sedges.
It will then support moisture-loving plants such as hostas, astilbe, primulas, Caltha, ligularia and yellow flag irises.
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Y peth cyntaf y sylwais i arno oedd fod gold y gors neu felyn y gors (Caltha palustris; Marsh marigold) yn aur llachar - clystyrau da ohono yma ac acw ym mhobman, a does 'na ddim byd tebyg i hwn i roi gwen ar wyneb rhywun.
Obminska-Mrukowicz, "Influence of polysaccharide fractions isolated from Caltha palustris L.
of hydrophytes General Gaps in Reed Bay and description shore stands & its of the reeds or open flooded habitat stretches shore meadow of strong stretches wind stress Indicators ** Calystegia Large Caltha Petasites filam.
Among the emerging green grass and rising out of the mud in several places are splashes of the most brilliant yellow - clumps of marsh marigold, Caltha palustris.
The heterogeneous landscape of this region includes many wetlands, meadows of graminoids (Arctagrostis spp, Beckmannia eruciformis, Bromus spp, Calamagrostis spp, Eriophorum spp, Glyceria spp, Hordeum jubatum, Poa glauca, Triglochin spp.), sedges (Carex spp.), and floating mats of bog vegetation (Menyanthes trifoliata, Potentilla palustris, Caltha palustris, Equisetum spp.).
Subnivean embryo development in the alpine herb Caltha leptosepala (Ranunculaceae).
There are irises too, probably sibirica or ensata, astilbes, caltha and, of course, water lilies.
There are irises, too, probably sibirica or ensata, astilbes, caltha and, of course, water lilies.