H: Below Shafter Grade Spur Trail to Peters Dam, streamside
Composite flowers in umbel, low growing rhizometous w/ flowers far away from vegetative stalks
in a small redwood grove...
Petasites frigidis var. nivalis
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.