Calflora
Taxon  Report   8708    
Caltha palustris  L.
Yellow marsh marigold
Caltha palustris
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Caltha palustris, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Caltha palustris
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Caltha
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MINOR

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Caltha palustris var. palustris
More information about  Caltha palustris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAPA5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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