marsh marigold

noun
a yellow-flowered plant, Caltha palustris, of the buttercup family, growing in marshes and meadows; cowslip.

Origin:
1570–80

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marsh marigold
 
n
kingcup, May blobs, Also called: cowslip a yellow-flowered ranunculaceous plant, Caltha palustris, that grows in swampy places

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Wetter sites produce the yellow cowslip or marsh marigold.
Scattered between the hummocks are pools that contains species such as marsh marigold, and sensitive fern.
The early spring display of wild flowers, which includes marsh marigold and spring beauty, attracts visitors.
The marsh marigold's bowl-shaped flowers follow the sun and focus light in toward the pollen and seed portion of the plant.
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