Taxon  Report   8708    
Caltha palustris  L.
Yellow marsh marigold
Caltha palustris
© 2016 Keir Morse
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Caltha palustris
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Caltha palustris
© 2016 Keir Morse
Caltha palustris, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Caltha palustris
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
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
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).