Petasites frigidus v palmatus

  • Petasites frigidus v palmatus  western coltsfoot
western coltsfoot

This herbaceous perennial with large leaves on 2 foot stems appears in early spring and spreads by rhizomes. Small pinkish white flowers. Found in stream beds and occasionally in drier shade areas, if kept wet in can spread quickly. Great riparian plant if you have the room. Bay Area native.