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White Flowers ( Six or More Petals )
Buttercup Family (Ranunculaceae)

Alpine White Marsh Marigold
Caltha leptosepala

Season: June/July/August
Habitat:
 Subalpine Moist Meadows
Height:
 Up to 20 cm

Description: Look for this flower in moist, subalpine meadows--often growing with globeflower. It has heart-shaped, basal leaves which tend to curl inwards. The hollow, pink stem terminates in a single white flower. The flower, which may be as large as 4 cm across, has between 5 and 10 petals surrounding a yellow centre.

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