Hieracium triste

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Scientific Name Hieracium triste USDA PLANTS Symbol
HITR2
Common Name Woolly Hawkweed ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
37732
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Montane and subalpine; moist habitats in open areas, meadows, streamsides, rocky slopes.
Plant: Erect perennial 4 to 12 inches tall, hairy stems.
Leaves: Several petiolate basal leaves, oblanceolate to obovate, 3/4 to 3-1/8 inches long; few or no stem leaves, lanceolate shorter; 3/4 to 1-1/2 inches long, usually smooth surfaces.
Inflorescence: Racemes of 2 to 8 small flowers, each with 20 to 60+ yellow rays; phyllaries with black and white hairs.
References: Descr. adapted from Flora of North America, "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield and "The Alpine Flora of the Rocky Mountains" by Richard W. Scott.
Colorado Status
Native


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