BCP/Tussilago farfara


Tussilago farfara

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Profile for Tussilago farfara (Coltsfoot)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Yellow aster-like rays, very reminiscent of the common dandelion.
Foliage:The large, heart-shaped, dentate leaves appear after the flowers.
Stem:10-30cm in height and covered with reddish scales resembling an asparagus.
Growing Conditions:Roadsides, waste places
Life Cycle: Perennial
Similar Plants:Taraxacum officinale
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Regional data:
New Hampshire: (invasive or naturalized) April, May

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This page is a profile for the plant species Tussilago farfara, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.