National Geographic : 1953 May
+ Marsh Marigold Spreads Golden Carpets in Swamps and Meadows Buttercuplike Caltha palustris, shown in Shenandoah National Park, is also known as cowslip. Its shoots are sometimes eaten as spring greens; the leaves contain a poison which must be boiled away. Marsh Marigold grows from Newfoundland to South Carolina. iuuaicnroumes y r. L. i~CKer '4 Red Columbine's Inverted Blossoms Resemble Cornucopias Aquilegia canadensis (right) grows in rocky woods from Canada to Texas. Turk's-cap Lily (left) rises as much as 10 feet and bears as many as 40 flowers on a stalk. Wild tiger lily and Lilium superbum are its other names. Virginia provided both flowers.