Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


689

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

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

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA & SC

Look for it in fields, pastures, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: Golden-yellow
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Pilosella piloselloides   FAMILY Asteraceae_

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hieracium piloselloides   FAMILY Asteraceae_

(?) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-10-004:
Hieracium florentinum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Hieracium praealtum var. decipiens

SYNONYMOUS WITH New treatment of Pilosella for EuroMediterranean flora (Brautigam &Greuter 2007)
Pilosella piloselloides

 

COMMON NAME:
Smooth Hawkweed, Glaucous King-devil


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image of Pilosella piloselloides

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hifl_001_lvd