Gewöhnliche Pestwurz (Petasites hybridus) an der Saar bei Grosbliederstroff
Pink and white spiky clusters of flowers on stem that has white hairs. Has very strong smell.
The plants commonly referred to as Butterbur are found in the daisy family Asteraceae in the genus Petasites. They are mostly quite robust plants with thick, creeping underground rhizomes and large Rhubarb-like leaves during the growing season. Another common name for many species of this genus is Sweet Coltsfoot.