Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


692

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

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

Common

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

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full sun ...Variable

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 (11/30/12):
Hieracium caespitosum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hieracium caespitosum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

(?) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-10-003:
Hieracium pratense   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Pilosella caespitosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Field Hawkweed, Yellow King-devil