Definition of Caltha palustris
1. Noun. Swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups.
Group relationships: Caltha, Genus Caltha
Generic synonyms: Bog Plant, Marsh Plant, Swamp Plant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caltha Palustris
Literary usage of Caltha palustris
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1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"caltha palustris. As an example I take caltha palustris, of which Fig. 246 shows in the figure to the left ... caltha palustris. Young leaves dissected oat. ..."
2. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1900)
"caltha palustris. Marsh Marigold. NO Ranunculaceae. Tincture of fresh shoots and Clinical.—Cancer. Pemphigus. flowers. Characteristics. ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"caltha palustris L. Sp. Pl. 558. 1753. Stout, glabrous, stem hollow, erect or ascending, i°-2° high, branching and bearing several flowers. ..."
4. The Oxonian in Iceland; Or, Notes of Travel in that Island in the Summer of by Frederick Metcalfe (1861)
"... judgment of heaven — Kissing the parson—The virtues of caltha palustris—Icelandic worship—A national ..."