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Pestilence Wort

Petasites hybridus (L.) P. Gaertn., B. Meyer & Scherb.

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Petasites hybridus (Pestilence Wort) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Small tortoiseshell, Cabbage White Butterfly, Buff-tailed bumblebee, and hoverfly. Individuals can grow to 0.47 m. Reproduction is dioecious.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of pestilence wort. View this species on GBIF