Tussilago farfara L.



Butterbur, Coughwort, Farfara, Foal's foot, Foalswort, Horse Foot, Sowfoot

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Erect
Propagation: Seed and rhizomes
Leaf Margin: Slightly serrated
Leaf Structure: Heart-shaped to rounded
Root Type: Short taproot
Flower Color: Yellow


Similar Species

  • Coltsfoot, Western Petasites frigidus
    Dandelion Taraxacum officinale

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence:Isoxaben, Mesotrione
  • Post Emergence:2,4-D, Carfentrazone, Chlorsulfuron, Clopyralid, Dicamba, Fluroxypyr, MCPA, Quinclorac, Sulfentrazone, Sulfosulfuron, Triclopyr, Trifloxysulfuron

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