Common Name: Alpine Marsh-marigold
Grimwade sheet number: 23
Original identification: Caltha intraloba
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria): Vic, SNOW - also NSW, Tas.
Locally common in areas of late-lying snow and in moss beds on the higher ranges (Baw Baws, Snowy Range, Mt Buffalo, Bogong and Dargo High Plains), but apparently absent from the Cobebras. Usually flowering at edges of receding snow drifts. [Note: this was included in Flora of Victoria as Caltha introloba.]
Flowering Time: January - February
Original St John collection.
Photo of plant on Mt Buffalo, December 2006.
Photo of plant on Mt Buffalo, photographer Roger Briggs.