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Caltha  palustris L.   
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FamilyRANUNCULACEAE
Genus species var.Caltha  palustris L. 
SynonymsCaltha caespitosa Schipz.
 Caltha palustris var. radicans (T.F.Forst.) A.Gray
 Caltha polypetala Hochst.
Territory
bogs, marshes
Altitude600-4000m
Description leaves petiolate, orbiculate to orbiculate-reniform, at base cordate, denticulate, rounded, stem leaves similar, upwards smaller, flowers usually solitary or 3-5, 2-5cm across
Size10-50cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, moist, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division after flowering and in fall
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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