||Swamps, marshes, edges of streams and lakes
||Many conspicuous bright yellow flowers about 1″ wide with 5-9 petals.
||Leaves are round, shiny, toothless basal leaves 2-7″ wide with long stalks and a deep notch where the stalk attaches. Upper leaves are stalkless.
||Plants are more likely to be found in colonies blanketing somewhat extensive areas rather than as individual plants. The common name comes from the fact that the plant grew on the hummocks and cows slipped on it when they went to the stream to drink.