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Coltsfoot Tussilago farfara

Coltsfoot Tussilago farfara

Flores > Asterales > Asteraceae

Names in different Languages

GermanHuflattich
EnglishColtsfoot
FrenchPas-d'âne
SpanishPie de caballo

Description

A yellow flower with with many petals. One of the first blooming plants in Quebec in spring. Blooms before the leaves appear.

How to Identify

To identify this species I rely on the color yellow, that the flower has many petals, and that the flower appears before leaves are grown.

Where When to Spot

One of the first flower in April along roads and pathways on sandy ground.

Photos

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Observations

Belvédère Outremont, Montreal2022-05-08
Parc Nature Pointe aux Prairies2022-05-01
Park Angrignon, Montreal2022-04-30
Park Mont-Royal2020-04-25
Park Angrignon, Montreal2019-05-08
Parc Île-de-la-Visitation2019-05-07
Parc Nature Pointe aux Prairies2019-05-06
Boisé Des Douze, St. Hyacinthe2019-04-21
Park Mont-Royal2017-05-06
dorval2016-04-14