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Plant Detail

NOTE: This species is an invasive species

Petasites japonicus

* Common Name:

Japanese butter bur, Japanese sweet coltsfoot

* Genus:

Petasites

* Species:

japonicus

Subspecies:

* Family (scientific):

Asteraceae

* Family (common):

Aster

Synonyms :

* Distribution in Canada:

British Columbia
Ontario

 

Photographer: Bill Moses.

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Habitat

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Erosion Control?

Characteristics
 
Growing Conditions

* Plant Type:

Wildflower

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Soil Requirements:

Temperature Zone:

Evergreen?

No

Average Height:

Tolerances:

Flower Info
 
Fruit/Seed Info

Showy flowers?

Showy fruit/seeds?

Bloom time:

Edible for humans?

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Fruit/Seed Colour(s):

Miscellaneous
 

Fragrant Flowers?

Fragrant Foliage?

Fall colours?

Distinctive bark?

Poisonous to humans?

Thorns or prickles?

Attracts wildlife?

Larval host for:

Plant Watch species?

Interesting Tidbits
 
References

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