Dark green, rounded, heart-shaped, glossy, waxy leaves. Long-stalked. Often mottled with pale green markings on the upper surfaces of the leaves.
American Cowslip, Boots, Brave Bassinets, Bullflower, Bull's Eyes, Capers, Coltsfoot, Cow Lily, Cowflock, Cowslip, Crazy Beth, Crazy Bets, Crowfoot, Drunkards, Giant Kingcup, Goldes, Goldings, Golds, Gollins, Gools, Greater Kingcup, Horse Blob, Kingcup, Kingcup Marsh Marigold, Leopard's Foot, Mare Blob, Marybuds, May Blobs, Mayflower, Meadow Buttercup, Meadow Cowslip, Meadow Gowan, Meadow Routs, Meadow-bright, Mollyblobs, Palsy Root, Pollyblobs, Publican's Cloak, Publicans-and-sinners, Soldier's Buttons, Water Blobs, Water Boots, Water Bubbles, Water Cowslip, Water Dragon, Water Goggles, Water Gowan, Yellow Gowan, Yellow Marsh Marigold.
Bogs, ditches, fens, grassland, marshes, meadows, swamps, waterside, wetland, woodland.