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Recent observations

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What

Butterbur Petasites hybridus

Observer

heididi

Date

May 24, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

cindyverbeek

Date

May 22, 2015

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What

Giant Butterbur Petasites japonicus

Date

May 21, 2015

Description

In the Maruyama Park
After hunting for the flower-but (edible), the leftout are growing in the forest or in the mountain sides.

Japanese name: fuki
English name: Japanese butterbur
botanical: petasistes japonicus

Photos / Sounds

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What

Butterburs Genus Petasites

Observer

b-dunc

Date

May 12, 2015 11:45 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot Petasites frigidus

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 10, 2015 03:08 PM AKDT

Place

Sitka (Google, OSM)

Description

In sandbar

Photos / Sounds

Observer

pihlaviita

Date

April 18, 2015

Description

Fairly rare garden runaway in southwestern Finland.

Photos / Sounds

What

Butterbur Petasites hybridus

Observer

speedy

Date

May 7, 2015

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Observer

alderash

Date

April 13, 2012 11:10 AM CEST

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Observer

alderash

Date

March 4, 2007 01:25 PM CET

Photos / Sounds

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What

Butterbur Petasites hybridus

Observer

lungta

Date

April 25, 2015 01:12 PM CEST

Description

Gewöhnliche Pestwurz

Photos / Sounds

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What

Butterbur Petasites hybridus

Observer

speedy

Date

April 25, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

No range data available.