Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1948

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Look for it in pastures, along roadsides, in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & leafy stolons

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Light yellow
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hieracium pilosella   FAMILY Asteraceae_

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hieracium pilosella var. pilosella   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-10-001:
Hieracium pilosella   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Pilosella officinarum

 

COMMON NAME:
Mouse-ear Hawkweed