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Coltsfoot - Tussilago farfara
Tussilago farfara

Coltsfoot is usually found in waste places,on roadsides and along train tracks. Flowers emerge on stems with redish scales before the foliage.


Soil Type - Waste
Soil pH - Neutral
Water - Dry
Light - Full sun to Partial shade


Height - Average 6 inches to a foot
Time of Bloom - April
Flower colors - Yellow
Propagation - Division
Transplants - Easily

Another Roadside Wildflower Production

Coltsfoot flowers

Found along the Russel Turnpike along with Marsh Marigolds on April 25, 2008.

Russel Turnpike
West Parishville State Forest