18 images of Colt's Foot, Tussilago farfara, Asteraceae or Compositae. A European species, widely naturalized elsewhere, especially Northern and Eastern North America. One of the earliest spring wildflowers, with flowers appearing before leaves. Flowers and leaves traditionally used as antitussive for coughs, lung inflammations. Use limited to 4-6 weeks per year due to liver-toxic alkaloids.
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