WHITE MARSH MARIGOLD
Psychrophila leptosepala DC. subsp. leptosepala
Also Called: Marsh marigold, elk's lip marsh marigold.
Flowering Period: May, June, July, August
Family: Buttercup ( Ranunculaceae )
Life Span: Perennial
Flowers: The white flowers typically are 1-2" across with many yellow stamens.
Habitat: Common found in wet area especially by streams, snowbanks, in the subalpine and alpine ecosystems.
Distribution: County Distribution Map
Forage Value: Moose and elk eat the leaves.
Comments: Some botanists place Marsh Marigold in the Hellebore family (Helleboraceae).