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Hieracium longipilum Torr.
USDA Symbol: HILO2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
The stout 2-7 ft. stem of this perennial is densely long-hairy below; the hairs up to almost an inch long. The narrowly oval leaves are also hairy and occur with more frequency toward the base of the stem. The yellow, dandelion-like flower heads occur in a cylindric, terminal cluster.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
, WI Canada: ON Native Distribution:
S. Ont., s.e. MN
s. to LA
& e. TX Native Habitat:
Dry prairies; open woods; sandy areas
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Sandy soils
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff