Invasive Species Compendium

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Tussilago farfara
(Colt's-foot)

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Tussilago farfara (Colt's-foot)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 29 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Tussilago farfara
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Colt's-foot
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Poisonous to mammals
  • Spices and culinary herbs
  • Traditional/folklore
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Tussilago farfara

Preferred Common Name

  • Colt's-foot

International Common Names

  • English: Coltsfoot
  • Spanish: Farfara; Pata de caballo
  • French: Pas d'ane; Tussilage pas-d'ane
  • Portuguese: unha-de-asno

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Gemeiner Huflattich
  • Italy: Farfara
  • Netherlands: klein Hoefblad
  • Sweden: Haesthov

EPPO code

  • TUSFA (Tussilago farfara)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Asterales
  •                         Family: Asteraceae
  •                             Genus: Tussilago
  •                                 Species: Tussilago farfara

Uses List

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Human food and beverage

  • Spices and culinary herbs

Materials

  • Poisonous to mammals

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore