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Connecticut Plants
Coltsfoot
Tussilago farfara L.

This is a common plant of roadsides, conspicuous because it blooms very early in spring. The leaves appear only after the flowers have gone.

  • Family: aster (Asteraceae)
  • Habitat: roadsides, waste places
  • Height: 3-18 inches
  • Flower size: 1 inch across
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: February to May
  • Origin: Eurasia
Tussilago farfara L.
Tussilago farfara L.