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Hieracium lachenalii (Common hawkweed)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Hieracium lachenalii

Hieracium lachenalii C.C. Gmel.

Common Hawkweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Hieracium acuminatum, Hieracium vulgatum

USDA Symbol: HILA8

USDA Native Status: L48 (I), CAN (N), GL (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


Canada: BC , NL , ON , QC

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-29
Research By: CBR

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