Taxon  Report   6269    
Petasites frigidus  (L.) Fr.  var. palmatus  (Aiton) Cronquist
Arctic sweet coltsfoot,  Western 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.

Bloom Period
Genus: Petasites
Parent: Petasites frigidus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Nardosmia arctica
PLANTS: Petasites arcticus
PLANTS: Petasites frigidus ssp. arcticus
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More information about  Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2020).