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May 23, 2018 10:45 AM CST
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New-Brunswick, Canada
Is this a Giant Butterbur (Petasites japonicus)? (It was bought somewhere, not native)
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May 23, 2018 2:11 PM CST
Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
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Yes it is..... Petasites japonica gigantea......common name inc Giant butterbur, Giant Japanese Coltsfoot etc

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May 23, 2018 2:29 PM CST
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4b)
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Under the botanical code of nomenclature we're not to use trinomial names any more so, according to the Catalogue of LIfe and if that's the plant, it should be Petasites japonicus subsp. giganteus.
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May 23, 2018 3:30 PM CST
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