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Caltha palustris, Marsh Marigold, Cowflock, Cowslip, Kingcup

Caltha palustris

Marsh Marigold, Cowflock, Cowslip, Kingcup
Family: Ranunculaceae
Origin: North America
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeBog or aquaticRegular waterYellow/orange flowersIrritatingEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Subtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

A hardy, succulent perennial of marsh and waterside.

Native Americans used various preparations of the roots to treat colds and sores, as an aid in childbirth and to induce vomiting, and as a protection against love charms; infusions of leaves were taken for constipation. Poisonous Part - leaves.



Caltha palustris, Marsh Marigold, Cowflock, Cowslip, Kingcup
Caltha palustris, Marsh Marigold, Cowflock, Cowslip, Kingcup
Caltha palustris, Marsh Marigold, Cowflock, Cowslip, Kingcup


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