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8. Meadow Hawkweed (formerly listed as Yellow Hawkweed)

Meadow Hawkweed
(Hieracium pratense {h. cespitosum})

  • Stems and leaves exmeadow hawkweedude milky juice when broken
  • Stems are bristly and usually leafless, a small leaf sometimes appears near the midpoint
  • Stems can reach three feet tall and bear up to 30 half inch flower heads near the top
  • Yellow flowers appear from May to July depending on elevation 




Photo by Tom Forney
Oregon Department of Agriculture