Definition of Sweet coltsfoot

1. Noun. American sweet-scented herb.

Exact synonyms: Petasites Sagitattus
Group relationships: Genus Petasites, Petasites
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



2. Noun. European herb with vanilla-scented white-pink flowers.
Exact synonyms: Petasites Fragrans, Winter Heliotrope
Group relationships: Genus Petasites, Petasites
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweet Coltsfoot

sweet bay
sweet bells
sweet birch
sweet bread
sweet buckeye
sweet calabash
sweet calamus
sweet cheeks
sweet cherry
sweet chestnut
sweet cicely
sweet cider
sweet ciders
sweet clover
sweet coltsfoot (current term)
sweet corn
sweet corn plant
sweet corns
sweet cream
sweet cup
sweet dreams
sweet elder
sweet false chamomile
sweet fern
sweet flag
sweet flags
sweet four o'clock
sweet gale

Literary usage of Sweet coltsfoot

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"sweet coltsfoot Perennial herbs, with thickish and creeping rootstocks sending up scapi- form simple flowering stems and ample radical leaves on strong ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"sweet coltsfoot. Height 8 in.: Ivs. appearing during or after an- thesis, orbicular, margined with small cartilaginous teeth, glabrous above, pubescent and ..."

3. Useful wild plants of the United States and Canada by Charles Francis Saunders (1920)
"One such is the sweet coltsfoot (Petasites palmata, Gray), a perennial herb .of the Composite tribe, having large, rounded, deeply fingered leaves, ..."

4. Catalogue of the Flora of Minnesota Including Its Phaenogamous and Vascular by Warren Upham (1884)
"sweet coltsfoot. Red river valley near Saint Vincent (in a "low damp thicket ; in full bloom in the first week of May; seed nearly ripe, June 4; ..."

5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"sweet coltsfoot. Height 8 in.: Ivs. appearing during or after anthesis, orbicular, margined with small cartilaginous teeth, glabrous above, pubescent and ..."

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