marsh marigold love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several plants of the genus Caltha, especially C. palustris, growing in swampy places and having bright yellow flowers. Also called cowslip.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Caltha palustris, a perennial plant with bright yellow flowers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A perennial plant of the genus Caltha (Caltha palustris), growing in wet places and bearing bright yellow flowers. In the United States it is used as a pot herb under the name of cowslip. See cowslip.
  • n. See in the Vocabulary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A golden-flowered plant, Caltha palustris: in the United States also called cowslip. See Caltha and gowan.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups


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  • Not a marigold, it is a member of the buttercup family. Some species of marsh marigold bloom in the early spring in icy water.

    July 18, 2007