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Family Name:      Compositae or Asteraceae  =  Composite or Aster  Family
Scientific Name: previous scientific nameHieracium  lachenalii  next scientific name      plant name pronunciation
Common Name: Yellow Hawkweed
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Distribution:  Europe; introduced from Newfoundland and Quebec, to New Jersey and Minnesota.

Synonyms:  Hieracium lachenalii was listed as Hieracium vulgatum in the past.

Hardiness Zone:  USDA Zones 5-8       (view USDA zone map)

Size:   4-36 in.

Form:   Woodland perennial..


Stem/Bud:   Stems with a short, stout rhizome.

Leaves:   Leaves are entire, narrow to broadly elliptic, to 5 in. long, tapering at the base, with a few coarse teeth near the base.

Fall Color:   

Flower:   Flowers in clusters. Flowers pale yellow, flowering June, July, August, to September.

Fruit:   Fruit are dark brown achenes.





Notes:   A weed in fields and roadsides.

Notes 2:   Introduced in Michigan. Weedy.

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