Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Ranunculales > Family: Ranunculaceae > Genus: Caltha > Species: Caltha palustris > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Caltha palustris var. radicans (T.F.Forst.) Hook. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)

Caltha palustris L.

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Sumpf-Dotterblume German Korneck, D., M. Schnittler & I. Vollmer
Synonym Author
Caltha alpestris Schott & al., 1854
Caltha alpina Schur, 1866
Caltha flabellifolia Pursh, 1813
Caltha latifolia Schott & al., 1854
Caltha palustris subsp. araneosa L., 1753
Caltha rostrata Borbás, 1887
Caltha cornuta Schott, Nyman & Kotschy
Caltha laeta Schott, Nyman & Kotschy
Caltha longirostris Beck
Caltha minor Mill.
Caltha polypetala Hochst. ex Lorent

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CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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External data

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