Carolinas and Georgia

690

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Hieracium gronovii   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hieracium gronovii   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-10-008:
Hieracium gronovii   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Hieracium gronovii

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Hawkweed, Beaked Hawkweed


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Look for it in sandhills, dry forests, woodland margins, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

 

...Dry

DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly basal & low alternate (reduced upward)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black
Achene

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Hieracium gronovii   FAMILY Asteraceae_

Hairy Hawkweed, Beaked Hawkweed