Taxon  Report   9192 
Petasites frigidus  (L.) Fries
Arctic sweet coltsfoot
Petasites frigidus
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
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Petasites frigidus
© 2007 Matt Below
Petasites frigidus
© 2006 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Petasites frigidus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Petasites frigidus
© 2011 Ron Wolf
Genus: Petasites
Subspecies and Varieties:
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Petasites frigidus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 24, 2018).

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