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marsh marigold

n.
Any of several plants of the genus Caltha of the buttercup family, especially C. palustris, which grows in wetlands and has bright yellow flowers. Also called cowslip.
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marsh marigold

n
(Plants) a yellow-flowered ranunculaceous plant, Caltha palustris, that grows in swampy places. Also called: kingcup, May blobs or cowslip (US)
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marsh′ mar`igold


n.
a yellow-flowered plant, Caltha palustris, of the buttercup family, growing in marshes and meadows; cowslip.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marsh marigold - swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercupsmarsh marigold - swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
Caltha, genus Caltha - a genus of Caltha
bog plant, marsh plant, swamp plant - a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath
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marsh marigold

n (plant) → calta, farferugine f di palude
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To walk around the farm is an assault on the senses, with stark yellow marsh marigolds and buttercups contrasted by verdant green meadow grass and trees.
"You might need to have a plastic or rubber liner and top the moisture levels up in summer, as true bog garden plants, such as native marsh marigolds and the lovely Japanese Iris ensata, soon look very sick if subjected to dry summer soils." Getting started To create a bog garden from scratch, excavate your designated area to a depth of 45cm.
This restoration operation has transformed overgrown thickets into acres of flowering native plants including Joe-Pye Weed in the fall and marsh marigolds in the spring.
She describes how every spring, the tundra turned bright with colour--the yellow marsh marigolds, the purple vetch, and the flowers of blueberry and cranberry plants.
I had moved a clump of Marsh Marigolds (Caltha palustris) that fateful afternoon, part of the buttercup family, some members of which are poisonous.
Then you'll want the more simply named marsh marigolds, wild irises and arrowhead.
The site has been planted with hydrangeas, rhododendrons and willows, as well as foxgloves, ferns, harebells, meadowsweet, iris, marsh marigolds and forget-me-nots.
For grown-ups, the list of non-insect things springing to life includes vibrant green skunk cabbage popping up in wet patches, brilliant yellow marsh marigolds, vernal pools, spotted salamanders, wood frogs and spring peepers calling in the new season with their high-pitched evening chorus.
In the spring, scores of yellow marsh marigolds grow between the rocks but in late fall only the mosses show green.
From the spiky shoots of garden bulbs to the first tiny leaves of marsh marigolds and lesser celandine, from snowdrops to primulas, things are stirring.
Primulas and marsh marigolds will fit the bill perfectly, and of course are also perfectly hardy.