Marsh-marigold - Caltha palustris
Short tufted plant, stems upright to creeping and rooting at the nodes. Leaves heart shaped, toothed the lower mostly long stalked. Flowers bright shiny golden yellow, 15 to 50 mm often greenish beneath.
Wet meadows, pool margins, marshes, ditches and wet woodland.
March to August.
Frequent throughout Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland, but may be locally freuent. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 224 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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