Alan Gillanders <>
Late spring in Tromsø
Penny Brockman <>
Thu, 12 Jun 2008 16:04:32 +1000
Alan Gillanders wrote:
Please keep the reports coming.
Caltha palustris is one of my favourite European flowers. I do not
know the English name so maybe some smart person on the list can help
me out. The German is Sumpf-Dotterblume. Their gold colour is so hard
that the blooms seem to be metalic.
GHu Alan and birding-aussers
I won't pretend to be a smart person, I just happen to have handy a copy
of the Concise Brit ish Flora in Colour - Caltha palustris is Marsh
Marigold, Kingcup or Mollyblobs - I've never heard the 3rd common name,
which sounds lovely. As a child, we always called them either of the
first two names.
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