Hawkweed, Canada - (Hieracium canadense)

Common Name: Hawkweed, Canada

Scientific Name: Hieracium canadense

Family: Aster (Asteraceae)

Flower Color: Yellow

Habitat: Edges of forest and thickets

General Bloom Dates: June - Sept

General Characteristics:
Canada Hawkweed reaches height s between 1' and 5'. Basal leaves are present and form a rosette, except during flowering. The stalk leaves are sharply toothed or cleft, sessile and clasping near the top of the plant. The numerous flower heads are about 1" wide have more than 12 rays.

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