Marsh Marigold: A light in the forest

marsh marigoldWith a stream running through the woods that surround us, Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris), is prolific along the wettest sections of the forest floor. A member of the buttercup family, the flower’s sepals are a vibrant yellow with bees and other insects buzzing all around the early bloomer; a good source of nectar and lovely to behold!

2 thoughts on “Marsh Marigold: A light in the forest

    • I think buttercups are everywhere…. but none in my lawn so far. I remember holding the blossoms under our chins as children. If a yellow reflection appeared on our skin, it meant you loved butter.

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