marsh marigold

noun

Definition of marsh marigold

: a swamp herb (Caltha palustris) of the buttercup family that occurs in Europe and North America and has bright yellow flowers

called also cowslip, kingcup

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Also in attendance: ferns, marsh marigold and copious amounts of a kind of skunk cabbage that looks like spinach that has received a lot of encouragement. New York Times, "Welcome to America’s Newest National Park. Don’t Mind the Power Plant.," 17 July 2019 Also in attendance: ferns, marsh marigold and copious amounts of a kind of skunk cabbage that looks like spinach that has received a lot of encouragement. New York Times, "Welcome to America’s Newest National Park. Don’t Mind the Power Plant.," 17 July 2019 A year later, plants such as woolgrass bulrush, brome hummock sedge, giant bur-reed, marsh marigold, queen-of-the-prairie and spike gayfeather are attracting dragonflies and monarch butterflies. Patrick M. O'connell, chicagotribune.com, "A 'wild mile' on the Chicago River? It might be closer than you think," 22 June 2018

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First Known Use of marsh marigold

1578, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of marsh marigold was in 1578

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