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Hieracium umbellatum (Narrowleaf hawkweed)
Brundage, Stephanie

Hieracium umbellatum

Hieracium umbellatum L.

Narrowleaf Hawkweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Hieracium columbianum, Hieracium scabriusculum, Hieracium scabriusculum var. columbianum, Hieracium scabriusculum var. perhirsutum, Hieracium scabriusculum var. saximontanum, Hieracium scabriusculum var. scabrum


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 2 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: Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: May begin flowering in June.


USA: IA , ID , IN , MI , MN , MT , ND , NE , NH , OR , SD , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NS , NT , PE , QC , SK

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-29
Research By: TWC Staff

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