orange hawkweed USDA PLANTS SYMBOL: HIAU
Hieracium aurantiacum L.

Orange hawkweed is a perennial plant that is 11.8-23.6 in. (30-60 cm) tall and produces a milky sap. Leaves are mostly basal, elliptical, 2-8 in. (5-20 cm) long, 0.4-1.2 in. (1-3 cm) wide and covered with short, stiff, black hairs. Flowers are orange to red, have square-edged petals and appear in May to June on leafless flower stalks. Orange hawkweed is native to Europe and occurs in grasslands.

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Fruit(s);
Ken Chamberlain, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s);
Ken Chamberlain, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Richard Old, XID Services, Inc., Bugwood.org
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