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Japanese Garden Plants
This is where to find details on plants. We don't have a lot of images, but we'll be providing articles and details as we are able. If you have materials to contribute or gaps to fill in, please let us know.

Japanese Name:huki 
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Latin Name:Petasites japonicus 
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Last Updated:5/21/2000 
Details: The butterbur or bog rhubarb is an invasive perennial found in damp areas along stream corridors and forest edges. The leaves are eaten as tempura when young and the stalks are harvested somewhat later in the year for use in a variety of dishes. It is also said to have medicinal properties.






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