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Hieracium canadense Michx.
USDA Symbol: HICA3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
The 1-5 ft. stems of this perennial end in an open cluster of dandelion-like flowers. The toothed, oval leaves are numerous and often covered with long hairs beneath. The stems, peduncles and bracts may also be hairy.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
CT , IA , ID , IL , MA , ME , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SD , VT , WA , WI , WY Canada: MB
, QC Native Distribution:
Lab. to B.C., s. to New England, n. IN, SD & OR Native Habitat:
Dry prairies; open woods; sandy areas USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Sandy or loose soils
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff