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ORANGE HAWKWEED-Hieracium aurantiacum L.

Asteraceae (Sunflower family)

Fibrous rooted perennial herb up to 12 inches tall. The leaves are basal, occasionally with 1 or 2 small leaves on the bristly stems. The plants contain milky juice. It has 5 to 30 flower heads, each in a compact umbelliform inflorescence. The strap-shaped flowers are red-orange with notched tips. Yellow hawkweed (H.pratense Tausch.) is similar in appearance to orange hawkweed.

The distribution of oth species is limited. Orange hawkweed is reported to be west of the Cascades and into northwest Wyoming and yellow hawkweed in northwest Washington and adjacent Idaho.

(Courtesy of Weeds of the West)

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