Growing on the banks in one open sunny spot on the banks of Hobson creek.
On old railway (now highway) embankment amongst exotic grasses.
The Petasites palmatus (Palmate Coltsfoot, or on this site Western Sweet Coltsfoot) was in full bloom today in the shade.
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.