Coltsfoot – another herald of spring in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Often before the mighty dandelion appears in yards and fields,
the yellow petals of the coltsfoot flower attract insects which have braved freezing nights to bask in the sunshine on this tiny yellow disk.
An introduced species, naive to Europe and Asia, coltsfoot is reputed to have medicinal properties.
For those interested in learning more, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tussilago_farfara
Enjoy your day!