sweet coltsfoot


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Noun1.sweet coltsfoot - American sweet-scented herb
genus Petasites, Petasites - genus of rhizomatous herbs of north temperate regions: butterbur; sweet coltsfoot
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2.sweet coltsfoot - European herb with vanilla-scented white-pink flowers
genus Petasites, Petasites - genus of rhizomatous herbs of north temperate regions: butterbur; sweet coltsfoot
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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(1) Although butterbur is frequently used as the common name, the species is also commonly known as purple butterbur and sweet coltsfoot. (2) A related plant, Petasites frigidus (L.) Fries, is known commonly as Arctic butterbur, and less commonly Arctic sweet coltsfoot or western coltsfoot.