Taxon  Report   6269 
Petasites frigidus  (L.) Fries  var. palmatus  (Aiton) Cronq.
Western Coltsfoot, arctic sweet coltsfoot, coltsfoot
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Bloom Period
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Petasites
Parent Record Petasites frigidus.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Nardosmia arctica
PLANTS: Petasites arcticus
PLANTS: Petasites frigidus ssp. arcticus
PLANTS: Petasites frigidus ssp. palmatus
PLANTS: Petasites hookerianus
PLANTS: Petasites palmatus
PLANTS: Petasites speciosus
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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