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Petasites (Petasites palmatus), potted plant, organic


Family:  Aster (Asteraceae)

Zones 6 to 10

(Western Butterbur) Herbaceous perennial flowering white to 3 feet tall.  Native to the Western US.  The plant bears turgid, deeply palmate leaves up to a foot across. Traditional use (TWM, TNAM):  Antitussive, pain relief, poultice to swellings, rheumatic joints.  Contains low levels of pyrrolizidine alkaloids.  Plant prefers gravelly soils, regular garden soils, and/or streamside habitat.  Will take sun or shade. Space plants 1 foot apart.

Potted plant, certified organically grown

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