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Tussilago farfara (34)
Shoot_Score Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 445 W: 302 N: 670] (2376)
... aka Evening Sun on Son-Before-Father

Synonyms and Common names: Farfara, Coughwort, Horsehoof, English tobacco, Bullsfoot, Foalsfoot, Horsefoot, Butterbur, Flower Velure, Hallfoot, Fieldhove, Donnhove, Son-before-Father

Scientific name: Tussilago farfara (L)


Dutch = Groot & Klein Hoefblad, French = Tussilage, German = Huflattich, Italian = Tossalaggine, Spanish = Tusilago

Coltsfoot is adapted to poor soils and will grow on almost any unattended or denuded area including roadsides; < see Workshop >;
in fact it will push thru in seemingly impossible situations
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Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara) belongs to the Asteraceae.
Selected in Germany as the Heilpflanze [ medicinal plant ] of the year in 1994... { Er ist die Heilpflanze des Jahres 1994. }

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PS I can't believe that this is already photo [number] Canuck-EIGHTY ... Good thing my break is here...

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Shoot_Score Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 445 W: 302 N: 670] (2376)
Tough Tussilago...
Edited by:Shoot_Score Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 445 W: 302 N: 670] (2376)

What Farfara, Coughwort, Horsehoof, English tobacco, Bullsfoot,... -=whatever it is called=- can do.

Here is a plant pushing thru a pile of ashfalt that was dumped there during the last fall.