coltsfoot

[kohlts-foot]
noun, plural coltsfoots.
a composite plant, Tussilago farfara, having yellow, daisylike flowers, native to the Old World but widespread as a weed, formerly used as a cough remedy.

Origin:
1545–55; colt + ’s1 + foot, so called from the shape of the leaves

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coltsfoot (ˈkəʊltsˌfʊt)
 
n , pl -foots
a European plant, Tussilago farfara, with yellow daisy-like flowers and heart-shaped leaves: a common weed: family Asteraceae (composites)

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Coltsfoot reproduces from both separated plant parts and seeds.
Coltsfoot is a perennial herbaceous plant that spreads by seeds and rhizomes.
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