Northern Bushcraft


  • leaves are edible when cooked; boil 10-60 minutes, until tender.
  • roots can be cooked and eaten.
  • the variety in Nova Scotia is Yellow marsh-marigold (Caltha palustris).
  • grows in wet, open areas in montane, subalpine and alpine regions.
  • warning: eat in moderation, avoid uncooked young leaves and flowers.
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