Marsh Marigold
Fact File
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 25th May 2016 using
Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.




 

Taken at Cathkin Marsh on 6th May 2017 using
Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
Fact File

Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 30th May 2017 using
Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
 
Marsh Marigold.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Caltha palustris.
Buttercup.
Perennial
.
Kingcup
Habitat:
Blooms:
Height:
Feature:

Damp places such as riverbanks, bogs, streams.
March-August.
20-60 cms.
A common name is "kingcup" derived from kings "button" which refers to a gold stud once worn by royalty. Marsh Marigold flowers were once hung over farmers' barns on May Day to scare away evil spirits.