OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mouse-ear Hawkweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Pilosella officinarum   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Hieracium pilosella var. pilosella   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hieracium pilosella 179-10-001   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

 

Habitat: Pastures, roadsides, disturbed areas

Uncommon in NC Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Whiplash Hawkweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Pilosella flagellaris   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hieracium ×flagellare var. flagellare   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

 

Habitat: Roadsides

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Orange Hawkweed, Devil's Paintbrush, Orange King-devil

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Pilosella aurantiaca   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hieracium aurantiacum   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hieracium aurantiacum 179-10-002   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

 

Habitat: Pastures, roadsides

Waif(s)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Field Hawkweed, Yellow King-devil, Meadow Hawkweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Pilosella caespitosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hieracium caespitosum   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hieracium pratense 179-10-003   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

 

Habitat: Pastures, fields, roadsides, grassy balds

Common

Non-native: Europe

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Glaucous King-devil, Smooth Hawkweed, Tall Hawkweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Pilosella piloselloides   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Hieracium piloselloides   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hieracium florentinum 179-10-004   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

 

Habitat: Fields, pastures, roadsides

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA & SC

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rattlesnake Hawkweed, Rattlesnake Weed, Veiny Hawkweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hieracium venosum   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hieracium venosum   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hieracium venosum 179-10-005   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

 

Habitat: Dry forests, woodland margins, roadsides

Common (uncommon in Carolina Coastal Plain) (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Leafy Hawkweed, Panicled Hawkweed, Allegheny Hawkweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hieracium paniculatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hieracium paniculatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hieracium paniculatum 179-10-006   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

 

Habitat: Dry to mesic forests, especially along dirt roads

Common in Carolina Mountains, uncommon in GA Mountains & NC Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Maryland Hawkweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hieracium marianum   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hieracium marianum   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hieracium ×marianum 179-10-007   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

 

Habitat: Dry forests, woodland margins, roadsides

Common (uncommon in GA Mountains, rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Hawkweed, Beaked Hawkweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hieracium gronovii   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hieracium gronovii   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hieracium gronovii 179-10-008   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry forests and woodlands, woodland margins, roadsides

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Rough Hawkweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hieracium scabrum   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Hieracium scabrum var. scabrum   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hieracium scabrum 179-10-009   FAMILY: Asteraceae_

 

Habitat: Dry forests, woodland margins, roadsides

Common in NC Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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