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Hieracium scouleri
hound tongue hawkweed, Scouler's hawkweed, woolly weed
WTU specimens
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Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; British Columbia south to California, chiefly in the Cascade-Sierra Nevada region.

Habitat: Mostly dry places in open woods, foothills to moderate or sometimes higher elevations in the mountains.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
General:

Perennial herbs with milky juice from a short rhizome with fibrous roots; stems 3-10 dm. tall; herbage bristly below and often glaucous above.

Leaves:

Basal and lower cauline leaves 5-20 cm. long and 1-3.5 cm. wide, entire, the short petiole winged; leaves reduced and becoming sessile upward.

Flowers:

Achene terete, narrowed toward the base, ribbed.

Accepted Name:
Hieracium scouleri Hook.
Publication: Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 298. 1833.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Hieracium albertinum Farr [HC]
Hieracium chapacanum Zahn
Hieracium cusickii Gand.
Hieracium cynoglossoides Arv.-Touv. [HC]
Hieracium scouleri Hook. var. albertinum (Farr) G.W. Douglas & G.A. Allen
Hieracium scouleri Hook. var. griseum A. Nelson
Hieracium scouleri Hook. var. scouleri
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Hieracium scouleri in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Hieracium scouleri checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Hieracium scouleri atlas page.

CalPhotos: Hieracium scouleri photos.

USDA Plants: Hieracium scouleri information.

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