marsh marigold


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n marsh marigold swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • marsh marigold (Bot) A perennial plant of the genus Caltha Caltha palustris), growing in wet places and bearing bright yellow flowers. In the United States it is used as a pot herb under the name of cowslip. See Cowslip.
    • Marsh marigold (Bot) See in the Vocabulary.
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In literature:

See how the belly shines, here as yellow as a marsh-marigold, and there as white as a foam-flower.
"The Ruling Passion" by Henry van Dyke
Meadows shining with buttercups, hollows sunned with the marsh marigold held me long at gaze.
"The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft" by George Gissing
I was disappointed to learn that it was a native blossom, the marsh-marigold.
"A New England Girlhood" by Lucy Larcom
Everywhere the earth was sheeted with marsh-marigolds and violets.
"The Maid-At-Arms" by Robert W. Chambers
I took Marigold to the stable, and spoke to Mrs. Marsh about a room, and then I walked up to see you and Phil.
"Clover" by Susan Coolidge
On the gold of the marsh marigolds edging the water?
"The Garden, You, and I" by Mabel Osgood Wright
Marigold, double marsh, 47.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood
His hands were full of yellow marsh marigolds and blue forget-me-nots.
"Dwell Deep" by Amy Le Feuvre
I was watching the proceedings of some quick-moving brown bird amid the rushes and marsh marigolds of the opposite bank.
"Select Conversations with an Uncle" by H. G. Wells
At the verge of the water, a thick green plant of marsh-marigold has one or two great golden flowers open.
"The Hills and the Vale" by Richard Jefferies

In poetry:

But when to-night the moon swings low—
A great marsh-marigold of glow—
And all my garden with the sea
Moans, then, through moon and mist, I know
My love will come to comfort me.
"Uncertainty" by Madison Julius Cawein
By the marigold marsh she paused to twist
The gold—green coils round her blue—veined wrist,
And out of the water—bed scooped the cresses,
And frolicked them round her braidless tresses.
"The Passing Of Spring" by Alfred Austin

In news:

Marsh marigold (Caltha palustris) is one of the favorite new plants that I have added to the small bog garden in my back yard.
Marsh marigold (Caltha palustris) is one of the favorite new plants that I have added to the small bog garden in my back yard.