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Petasites frigidus (L. ) Fr.
ARCTIC SWEET COLTSFOOT
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Apidae  Bombus borealis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Bombus sylvicola @ EMEC (14)

Bombus ternarius @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Coleosporiaceae  Coleosporium petasitis @ BPI (1)
Erysiphaceae  Erysiphe cichoracearum @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia conglomerata @ BPI (5)

Puccinia petasitis @ BPI (3)

Puccinia poarum @ BPI (1)
Synchytriaceae  Synchytrium aureum @ BPI (3)
Uropyxidaceae  Aecidium petasitidis @ BPI (1)

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Petasites frigidus (L.) Fr.
arctic sweet coltsfoot


General Information
Symbol: PEFR5
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   N
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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family
Genus Petasites Mill. – butterbur
Species Petasites frigidus (L.) Fr. – arctic sweet coltsfoot

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The Plants Database includes the following 4 subspecies of Petasites frigidus . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
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Petasites frigidus var. frigidus
arctic sweet coltsfoot Distribution of <i>
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(L.) Fr. var. <i>
palmatus</i>
(Aiton) Cronquist
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(L.) Fr. var. <i>
sagittatus</i>
(Banks ex Pursh) Cherniawsky
Petasites frigidus var. sagittatus
arrowleaf sweet coltsfoot Distribution of <i>
Petasites frigidus</i>
(L.) Fr. var. <i>
vitifolius</i>
(Greene) Cherniawsky
Petasites frigidus var. vitifolius
arctic sweet coltsfoot

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1. Petasites frigidus (Linnaeus) Fries, Summa Veg. Scand. 182. 1845.

Arctic sweet coltsfoot, Arctic butterbur

Tussilago frigida Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 865. 1753; Nardosmia frigida (Linnaeus) Hooker

Plants 10—60(—120) cm. Rhizomes much branched, creeping, often forming long-lived, spreading clones. Basal leaves: blades mostly reniform, orbiculate-cordate, cordate, ovate, triangular, or sagittate, margins subentire to coarsely dentate to wavy, or shallowly to deeply pinnipalmately or palmately lobed, lobes obtuse to acute, often again lobed or toothed, abaxial faces densely white-tomentose to lanate, adaxial faces densely lanate or floccose, glabrescent, or glabrous. Staminate heads 2—53 (ray florets: 0 or 1—70, styliferous and sterile, corolla laminae 1.1—12 mm; disc florets 11—78, functionally staminate; style branches 0—2.3 mm, papillate or hairy). Pistillate heads 5—60 (ray florets 30—139, pistillate and fertile, corolla laminae 0.6—6.3 mm; disc florets 1—12, functionally staminate, style branches 0—2.3 mm, papillate or hairy). Phyllaries: staminate 3.6—12.8 × 1—4.4 mm, pistillate 1—9.5 × 0.7—3.3 mm, margins entire or serrate. Cypselae 1.7—3.5 mm; pappi (longest, pistillate heads) 7—17.3 mm.

Varieties 4 (4 in the flora): North America, Eurasia.

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Petasites frigidus var. sagitatus
Petasites frigidus var. sagitatus
Arrowleaf Sweet Coltsfoot
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© 2014 Richard Spellenberg

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Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Coltsfoot
ID: 0000 0000 0203 0020 [detail]
© 2003 Lee Dittmann

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0029 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Sweet Colts Foot
ID: 8253 3202 4146 0047 [detail]
Gladys Lucille Smith
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0030 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0031 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0036 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0027 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Western Coltsfoot
ID: 0000 0000 0402 0032 [detail]
© 1994 Dan Post

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0028 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0034 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0035 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0037 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0033 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0032 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
(shown with Polypodium glycyrrhiza )
ID: 0000 0000 1104 0171 [detail]
© 2004 Julie Kierstead Nelson

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
ID: 0000 0000 0305 0068 [detail]
© 2005 Dieter Wilken

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
ID: 0000 0000 0305 0069 [detail]
© 2005 Dieter Wilken

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 1351 3151 4005 0023 [detail]
J. E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan
© 2005 California Academy of Sciences

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
ID: 0000 0000 1006 1310 [detail]
© 2006 Julie Kierstead Nelson

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
ID: 0000 0000 1006 1311 [detail]
© 2006 Julie Kierstead Nelson

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
ID: 0000 0000 1006 1312 [detail]
© 2006 Julie Kierstead Nelson

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
ID: 0000 0000 1006 1313 [detail]
© 2006 Julie Kierstead Nelson

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
ID: 0000 0000 0407 1302 [detail]
© 2007 Steve Matson

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
ID: 0000 0000 0407 1303 [detail]
© 2007 Steve Matson

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Petasites frigidus
Petasites frigidus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 1351 3151 0540 0055 [detail]
Jules Strauss
© 2005 California Academy of Sciences

Petasites frigidus
Petasites frigidus
Coltsfoot
ID: 0000 0000 0108 1363 [detail]
© 2008 Zoya Akulova

Petasites frigidus
Petasites frigidus
Coltsfoot
ID: 0000 0000 0507 1723 [detail]
© 2007 Matt Below

Petasites frigidus
Petasites frigidus
Coltsfoot
ID: 0000 0000 0507 1724 [detail]
© 2007 Matt Below

Petasites frigidus
Petasites frigidus
Colt's Foot
ID: 0000 0000 0811 2606 [detail]
© 2011 Jean Pawek

Petasites frigidus
Petasites frigidus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 0000 0000 0114 0777 [detail]
© 2014 James Gonsman

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Coltsfoot
ID: 0000 0000 0203 0020 [detail]
© 2003 Lee Dittmann

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0029 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Sweet Colts Foot
ID: 8253 3202 4146 0047 [detail]
Gladys Lucille Smith
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0030 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0031 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0036 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0027 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Western Coltsfoot
ID: 0000 0000 0402 0032 [detail]
© 1994 Dan Post

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0028 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0034 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0035 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0037 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0033 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 6212 3041 0636 0032 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
(shown with Polypodium glycyrrhiza )
ID: 0000 0000 1104 0171 [detail]
© 2004 Julie Kierstead Nelson

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
ID: 0000 0000 0305 0068 [detail]
© 2005 Dieter Wilken

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
ID: 0000 0000 0305 0069 [detail]
© 2005 Dieter Wilken

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
ID: 1351 3151 4005 0023 [detail]
J. E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan
© 2005 California Academy of Sciences

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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