White Butterbur

Petasites albus

Description:
White Butterbur
Facts:

This native of the mountains of Europe and South West Asia was first introduced in1683 but did not get recorded in the wild until 1843.

It has now spread throughout with a heavier concentration in the North particularly in Eastern Scotland.

Picture was taken in Castle Ashby Churchyard, Northamptonshire.

Introduced:

1843
Origin:
Mountains of Europe and South West Asia
Location:
Widespread but commoner in the North
Status:
Stable
Problems:
Comments:
None known
Image © A Woods 2004