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Hieracium pratense

Common Name(s):
Field hawkweed, King devil
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

Often grows in large colonies

Season:
Summer till fall
Height:
1-3 ft.
Foliage:
Stems, leaves and bracts have dense, blackish hairs; few if any stem leaves; basal leaves are lance-shaped
Flower:
Yellow, dandelion-like flower heads in tight clusters; 5 to 40 flowers per cluster
Site:
Fields, roadsides, sparse woodlands
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2610

Hieracium pratense Hieracium pratense