Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


690

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in sandhills, dry forests, woodland margins, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly basal & low alternate (reduced upward)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
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):
Hieracium gronovii   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hieracium gronovii   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-10-008:
Hieracium gronovii   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Hieracium gronovii

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Hawkweed, Beaked Hawkweed


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_higr3_001_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm120727_888

July    Spartanburg County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm120727_891

July    Spartanburg County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm120825_969

August    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

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JK Marlow    jkm170826_731

August    Spartanburg County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm170826_735

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Involucres 6-8mm long, 3-5mm broad, usually stipitate-glandular, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE involucral bracts of DYCs with ray flowers only (no disc)

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JK Marlow    jkm170826_740

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Hieracium has only ray flowers (no disk flowers), and the rays are 5-toothed, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm0309c_33

September    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm0309f_06

September    Greenville County    SC

Yellow petals extend slightly from a tight cylindric involucre, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

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JK Marlow    jkm0309m_20

September    Greenville County    SC

Creekside/Riverside

Leaves prominent from base to midstem or higher, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

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JK Marlow    jkm0309m_21

September    Greenville County    SC

Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, long pilose, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm120908_376

September    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm120910_673682

September    Greenville County    SC

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Steve Marlow    snm091012_075

September    Greenville County    SC

Nutlets fusiform. Pappus tan, 4-6mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm121027_783

October    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve