GRAND-TOOTHED HAWKWEED

Hieracium grandidens

Daisy & Dandelion Family [Asteraceae]

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status
statusZneophyte
flower
flower8yellow
morph
morph8actino
petals
petalsZMany
stem
stem8round

26th June 2019, flanks of Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales. Photo: © RWD


26th June 2019, flanks of Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales. Photo: © RWD
It has many flowerheads.


26th June 2019, flanks of Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales. Photo: © RWD
The stems and sepal teeth are pale-green


26th June 2019, flanks of Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales. Photo: © RWD


26th June 2019, flanks of Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales. Photo: © RWD


26th June 2019, flanks of Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales. Photo: © RWD
It has short glandular hairs on the sepal teeth/phyllaries.


26th June 2019, flanks of Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales. Photo: © RWD


26th June 2019, flanks of Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales. Photo: © RWD
The stems are pale-green and also have glandular hairs [the palest stem at the bottom going off the page to the right is not of this plant]. The aphids(?) seem to like it.


Easily confused with many other of the ~300 Hawkweeds (Hieracium) [

Hybridizes and cross-breeds with many other Hieraciums in a hybrid swarm.

This particular species is found scatter in about 40 isolated locations in the UK north of London to Inverness. Only one occurrence found in Ireland.


  Hieracium grandidens  ⇐ Global Aspect ⇒ Asteraceae  

Distribution
 family8Daisy & Dandelion family8Asteraceae
 BSBI maps
genus8Hieracium
Hieracium
(Hawkweeds)

GRAND-TOOTHED HAWKWEED

Hieracium grandidens

Daisy & Dandelion Family [Asteraceae]