Hieracium Schmidtii, Tausch

The habitat of this plant is rocks and streamsides in mountainous districts. The stem is bluish-green, wavy, nearly smooth below, woolly-felted, stiffly hairy, and glandular above, simple or branched, hollow. The radical leaves are bluish-green, oval, oblong, lance-shaped, elliptic, toothed, with long and acute ascending teeth, the leaf-base wedge-shaped, stiffly hairy below. The stem-leaves are 2, or absent, stalkless, oblong, lance-shaped, elliptic, sharply toothed, entire, or bract-like. The panicle is falsely forked, corymbose, the branches erect to spreading, in a raceme. The 4-5 heads are rounded, egg-shaped. The inner phyllaries are rather acute, woolly-felted at the border, hairy, glandular. The styles are yellow or livid. The ligules are fringed with hairs or smooth at the tip. The receptacle pits are cut and torn at the border. The plant is 5-12 in. in height, flowering in July and August, and is a herbaceous perennial.

Hieracium Lasiophyllum, Koch

The habitat of this species is mountain rocks. The altitude is 450-750 metres. The stem is bluish-green, simple or branched, woolly-felted, stiffly hairy, glandular above. The radical leaves are broadly oval, bluish - green, firm, the outer elliptic, rounded, narrowed to the foot-stalk, the inner oblong, lance-shaped, entire, toothed, the innermost with a long, narrow point, wavy, toothed, with a wedge-shaped base. The stem-leaf is solitary or absent, lance-shaped. The panicle is falsely forked, in a corymb, the branches in a raceme, or divided into two. The stalks are woolly-felted, glandular, hairy. The 1-5 heads are rounded, egg-shaped. The phyllaries are linear, lance-shaped, acute, the inner with a long, narrow point, wavy, and glandular, woolly-felted. The tips of the ligules are smooth. The styles are yellow. The plant is 6-16 in. high, flowering from May to August, and is a herbaceous perennial.

Hieracium rubicundum, F. J. Hanb. - The habitat of this plant is rocks and mountains, on volcanic ash, etc. The stem is stout, erect, simple or branched, reddish, woolly-felted, hairy, glandular above. The radical leaves are bluish-green, with purple blotches both sides, broad, lance-shaped, the outer oval, the inner lance - shaped, egg-shaped, rounded or wedge-shaped below, toothed, the innermost acute, coarsely toothed, stiffly hairy below. The stem-leaf is large (or 1-2), high on the stem, stalked, egg-shaped, acute, sharply toothed. The panicle is a loose forked corymb. The heads are large, showy, egg-shaped, 3-4. The stalks are woolly-felted, stiffly hairy, glandular. The phyllaries are lance-shaped, blunt, the inner narrow, pink tipped, meeting together in bud, woolly-felted at the border, hairy, glandular. The tips of the ligules are smooth, and the inner are fringed with short hairs. The styles are yellow or light olive, slightly livid. The margins of the receptacle pits are toothed, cut, and awl-like. The plant is 10-20 in. high, flowering in June to August, and is a herbaceous perennial.

Hieracium caledonicum, F. J. Hanb. - The habitat of this plant is sea cliffs and inland rocky districts. The stem is erect, simple or branched, stiffly hairy, woolly-felted, glandular above. The radical leaves are dull or yellowish-green, purplish, the outer egg-shaped, oblong, rounded, narrow or wedge-shaped at the base, the inner egg-shaped, lance-shaped, with long, glandular teeth, or broad, blunt teeth, stiffly hairy below and on the border. The stem-leaf is low down, clasping, shortly-stalked, or stalkless, like the inner basal leaves. The panicle is loose, corymbose, the lower branches long, erect to spreading, racemose, divided into two. The flower-stalks are rather long, woolly-felted, hairy, glandular. The 3-6 heads are rounded, egg-shaped. The phyllaries are dark, blunt, linear, oblong, lance-shaped, narrow below, the inner with pale margins, narrowed, woolly-felted, hairy, glandular. The ligules are orange, smooth. The styles are olive-brown. The pits of the receptacles are cut, toothed, awl-like. The plant is 6-14 in. high, flowering from June to August, and is a herbaceous perennial.