Asteraceae Petasites frigidus (L.) Fries

Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot

Alaska Native - Other, Containers

Use documented by:
Heller, Christine A., 1953, Edible and Poisonous Plants of Alaska, University of Alaska, page 41

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Scientific name: Petasites frigidus (L.) Fries
USDA symbol: PEFRF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Alaska Native
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Containers
Notes: Large, mature leaves used to cover berries and other greens stored in kegs for winter use.

RECRD: 6887 id: 26171