Color, yellow. Leaves, hairy, entire or slightly toothed, oblong or broader at apex, clustered at base, scattered on stem; those below with short petioles, those above sessile, few, and small. Heads of flowers small, 15 to 30-flowered, on long, slender stems, which are leafy and hairy, in loose panicles. 1 to 3 feet high. Pedicels, glandular. August to October.

Hairy Hawkweed (Hieracium Gronovii)

Hairy Hawkweed (Hieracium Gronovii)

A common plant of graceful habit, in sterile soil, along roadsides and in the edges of open woods from Massachusetts to Ontario and westward. (See illustration, p. 241.)