Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


691

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

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

Common in NC-SC Mountains (uncommon in NC Pdmt & in GA) (rare in SC Pdmt)

Look for it in dry to mesic forests, esp along dirt roads, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Hieracium paniculatum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hieracium paniculatum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-10-006:
Hieracium paniculatum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Panicled Hawkweed, Leafy Hawkweed


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hipa2_001_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm100730_279

July    Jackson County    NC

Balsam Mountain Preserve

Plant 0.4-1.0m tall, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm060814_004

August    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

The stem is leafy to the inflorescence and leaves are mostly smooth, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

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JK Marlow    jkm080810_006

August    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

image of Hieracium paniculatum

JK Marlow    jkm120825_982

August    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

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JK Marlow    jkm120825_984

August    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

Leaves elliptic, base cuneate to attenuate. Basal leaves few or absent, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Hieracium paniculatum

JK Marlow    jkm120830_177

August    Henderson County    NC

Holmes Educational Forest

The milky sap & obscure teeth on the leaves are good corroborative characters, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Hieracium paniculatum

JK Marlow    jkm120830_179

August    Henderson County    NC

Holmes Educational Forest

The flowers heads are small (1/2" wide or less), per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

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JK Marlow    jkm120830_194

August    Henderson County    NC

Holmes Educational Forest

Pappus yellowish to tan, 3-4mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm160827_686

August    Henderson County    NC

Bearwallow Mountain

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JK Marlow    jkm160827_686b

August    Henderson County    NC

Bearwallow Mountain

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JK Marlow    jkm0509j_20

September    Transylvania County    NC

Silver Run Preserve

Inflorescence a diffuse panicle of many-headed corymbs, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm070903_020

September    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest