Hieracium pratense

Common Name: 
hawkweed, yellow devil, yellow paintbrush, field hawkweed, king devil
Scientific Name: 
Hieracium pratense Tausch
Family Name: 
Asteraceae (Compositae) - Aster or Sunflower Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced perennial, reproducing by seed, rhizomes, and sometimes stolons
reproductive scapes, coarse, hairy, occasional leaf near base, leafless above
Stems of Hawkweed
oblanceolate to oblong leaves, hairy above and below, prominent white mid-vein (most apparent near base), rosette
Leaves of Hawkweed
head of bright yellow ray (ligulate) florets, ray flower toothed ends; head clusters
Flowers of Hawkweed
Flowers of Hawkweed