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Tussilago farfara

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Often mistaken for a Dandelion, the Colstfoot show is flower a couple of days earlier.
In fact the Colstfoot bud appear in late fall spending all winter under the snow.
The leaves appears only after the plant as finish is reproduction cycle, there sizes are huge in regard of the flower size.
This introduced is probably widespread in Quebec after the many crops made for its medicinal properties.
Colstfoot (Tussilago farfara)
Colstfoot : 1- Flowers
Colstfoot : 2- Flowering plants
Colstfoot : 3- Buds
Colstfoot : 4- Opening flowes
Colstfoot : 5- Young flower
Colstfoot : 6- Flowering plant
Colstfoot : 7- Flowering plants
Colstfoot : 8- Plante fructifiant
Colstfoot : 9- Fructifying plant
Colstfoot : 10- Fruits (achene with pappus)
Colstfoot : 11- Leaves
Colstfoot : 12- Colony
Colstfoot : 13- Bee visiting a flower
Colstfoot : 14- Flower vs leaf size
Photos of  Tussilago farfara