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Importance

Widespread, likes heavy damp soils. A local problem.

Colt's-foot - young
1. The plant generally grows from root stocks, but seedlings do occur. The first leaves are broad, woolly or hairy and toothed on the margins.
Colt's-foot 2
2. Following leaves are heart-shaped, angular, large and have downy hairs beneath.
 
Colt's-foot 3
3. A prostrate perennial which sends up short thick flowering stems some six inches tall, before leaves appear in the early spring.

 

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