FAUNA & FLORA PHOTOGRAPHY

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)

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 and When to Spot

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

Common Names

Coltsfoot

Huflattich (de)
Pie de caballo (es)
Pas-d'âne (fr)

Taxonomy

Asterales
Asteraceae
Tussilago farfara