BCP/Hieracium pratense


Hieracium pratense

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Profile for Hieracium pratense (Yellow Hawkweed, King Devil)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Herbaceous forb
Flowers:Yellow rays very much like Taraxacum officinale.
Foliage:Slender, unlobed leaves are hairy and form a rosette.
Stem:Projects 30-40 cm from the ground, towering over the foliage.
Growing Conditions:Waste places
Life Cycle: Perennial
Similar Plants:Taraxacum officinale
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer

Regional data:
New Hampshire: May, June, July, August
Central Pennsylvania: (invasive or naturalized) May, June

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This page is a profile for the plant species Hieracium pratense, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.