One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A plant of the buttercup family which has large yellow flowers and grows in damp ground and shallow water, native to north temperate regions.Also called kingcup
- ‘Spring and early summer is also the best time to enjoy the varied colours of waterside plants including marsh marigold, water mint and yellow spearwort which is a sort of aquatic buttercup.’
- ‘Early spring brings the bright yellow flowers of marsh marigold - followed, as the seasons progress, by woolly sedge, false nettle, swamp aster, water horehound, and swamp goldenrod.’
- ‘Strolling along the river bank you will find hawthorns in their new cloaks of green, catkins and pussy willow, marsh marigolds and primroses and daffodils in abundance, adding a beautiful splash of colour to the drab countryside.’
- ‘Spring flowers which can be spotted in the wood at this time of year include the yellow celandine, marsh marigold and wood anemone (also known as wind flower).’
- ‘Native wetland species including irises, water mint and marsh marigolds will give extra visual appeal, improved biodiversity and insulating qualities.’
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