30 April 2008

Marsh Marigold

These flowers are large and range from 1"- 1.5" inches. They can have 5 through 9 petals or sepals. These are very distinct because of their bright yellow color with yellow veins. The Leaves are described as being kidney shaped with thick hollow stems. Usually found in wet areas and can be isolated. The plant was used as medicine in the medieval times and can be referred to as cowslip.

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