Botanical Name: Caltha palustris
Anishanaabe Name: ogitebag
Height: about 35 cm
Season of bloom: Early spring
Growing Conditions: Full sun or deciduous shade – plants need that spring sunshine. Wet or moist soil, can be drier in summer. In drier conditions, plant will go dormant after setting seeds.
From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes
Remarks: Much-loved wildflower for early spring colour. Deer-resistant.
For information on availability or to return to the list of plants, please click Plants