Hieracium triste

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Wooly Hawkweed: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Hieracium triste
Wooly Hawkweed (Hieracium triste): Yellow ray-flowered composite with hairy stems and leaves common in open areas just above treeline. Occasionally found in meadows at lower elevations.

Likely to be present throughout the region in appropriate habitat. Collections in ARCTOS from throughout much of the region, but with some gaps. Many from the Haines/Skagway area.

FNA has lumped H. gracile with this species.

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Other References

  • Muller: (as H. gracile) gen; alpine, open slopes
  • Hall 2010: Occasional in rocky and sandy alpine slopes.
  • Hall 2010: (as H. gracile) common in alpine, open slopes, and disturbed areas.
  • Muller: gen; alpine, rocky slopes

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