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Hieracium albiflorum

Hieracium albiflorum Hook.

White Flowered Hawkweed, White Hawkweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chlorocrepis albiflora, Hieracium helleri, Hieracium siskiyouense

USDA Symbol: HIAL2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Typically up to about 18 inches tall. Some plants may reach up to 3 feet tall.
Flower: Ligulate (strap-shaped) florets.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AK , CA , CO , ID , MT , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NT , QC , SK , YT

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Hieracium albiflorum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hieracium albiflorum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hieracium albiflorum


Record Modified: 2019-03-29
Research By: CBR

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