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Petasites frigidus var. sagittatus
Petasites frigidus (L.) Fr. var. sagittatus (Banks ex Pursh) Cherniawsky
Arrowleaf Sweet Coltsfoot
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Petasites dentatus, Petasites sagittatus
USDA Symbol: PEFRS5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
Bloom Notes: White or pinkish to purplish, sometimes yellow.
DistributionUSA: AK , CO , ID , MI , MN , MT , ND , SD , WA , WI , WY
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: None
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Petasites frigidus var. sagittatus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Petasites frigidus var. sagittatus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Petasites frigidus var. sagittatus
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-12-30
Research By: TWC Staff