Definition of Petasites vulgaris

1. Noun. Small Eurasian herb having broad leaves and lilac-pink rayless flowers; found in moist areas.

Exact synonyms: Bog Rhubarb, Butterbur, Petasites Hybridus
Group relationships: Genus Petasites, Petasites
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petasites Vulgaris

Pesaro e Urbino
Pesh Merga
Petasites fragrans
Petasites hybridus
Petasites sagitattus
Petasites vulgaris
Petaurista petaurista
Pete Seeger
Peter's gland
Peter's pence
Peter Abelard
Peter Alexander Ustinov
Peter Behrens
Peter Carl Faberge

Literary usage of Petasites vulgaris

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"petasites vulgaris, Desf.—Line., from the likeness of its leaves to rhubarb, ... petasites vulgaris, Desf.—Line. The children use the hollow stalks as horns ..."

2. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany. edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1848)
"petasites vulgaris first in flower. March 9. Draba verna in flower. In 1848 it was so late as the 25th of ... petasites vulgaris in full flower. March 15. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1879)
"petasites vulgaris, Desf. (^Tussilago petasites, Linn.) Common name. Butter-bur. Preparation, Tincture of the whole plant. ..."

4. The Flora of Berkshire: Being a Topographical and Historical Account of the by George Claridge Druce (1897)
"petasites vulgaris, with Uredo petasites, Grev., on it about Oxford, Mr. Baxter's MSS. 1830. 1. Isis. Wytham. Appleton. Buscot. 2. ..."

5. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1867)
"... of a herbarium collected by me at Aberdeen, in boyhood and early youth, a specimen labelled " petasites vulgaris, found near Woodhill, 15th April, ..."

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