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Directory of Wildflowers

Marsh Marigold
Caltha palustris

Marsh Marigold
Marsh Marigold

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
12 - 18 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 7 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet
 
Bloom Color
Yellow
 
Bloom Season
April - June
 

Features

Bright yellow flowers with a waxy appearance; glossy, kidney shaped leaves.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade; moist to wet soils (best growth occurs in wet sites).

Notes

Found in wet sites.