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Coltsfoot is real spring flower for Scandinavia!

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara) is truly a sign of spring in Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. They're one of the first wild flowers to bloom when the snow has melted. Dandelions are for the summer. The Greek physicians used to recommended to smoke dried Coltsfoot for the relief of coughs and asthma. Coltsfoot is a perennial herbaceous and wild plant.

 

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Taken on May 5, 2011