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Marsh marigold (Caltha palustris)

A robust low-growing perennial with shiny heart-shaped leaves. Yellow buttercup-like flowers 1-5 cm across, borne at the end of the stems. Found in wetter areas of hay meadows, marshes, ditches, wet woodlands and flushes on fells.

Height: 30 cm

Altitude limit: 915m Scafell