Marsh Marigold – Caltha Palustris: Early Greens of Edible & Medicinal Wild Plants

Marsh Marigold - Caltha Palustris

In Chippewa, o’gite’bug, marsh marigold is a wild edible and medicinal plant that grows too close to water hemlock for the comfort of many. Although they look nothing like each other! Also note marsh marigold across the Atlantic is a different plant. Early spring, when wild food is slim pickings, pollinators and foragers alike can …

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