Caltha palustris (click to enlarge)

Caltha palustris (click to enlarge)

 

Botanical name Caltha palustris 
Family Ranunculaceae
Description and uses It is an erect, branched herbs, 15-50 cm tall. Radical leaves surrounded by membranous sheath. The best season for flowering and fruiting is June-September and common in marshy situations and in glacial moraines of Sainj and Tirthan valley. The powdered form of leaves is used to keep maggots out of cattle wounds. The local people sometimes use the green leaves to clean their hands.