SHAGGY HAWKWEED

BEAUTIFUL HAWKWEED

Hieracium holosericeum

Daisy & Dandelion Family [Asteraceae]

Flowers:
month8jun month8june month8jul month8july month8aug month8sep month8sept month8oct

Pappus: pappusZpossible (white)
pappus8sep pappus8sept pappus8oct pappus8nov

status
statusZnative
flower
flower8yellow
morph
morph8actino
petals
petalsZMany
stem
stem8round
rarity
rarityZrare

Hieracium holosericeum - section Alpina

2012, stony plateau, Beinn an Fhurain (500 m), Sutherland, NW Scotland. Photo: © Peter Andrews
A more widespread Hawkweed found not only in the mountains of Scotland, but also in those of Wales, but has not apparently been seen in the mountains of Cumbria since the 1970's.


2012, stony plateau, Beinn an Fhurain (500 m), Sutherland, NW Scotland. Photo: © Peter Andrews
A very hairy Hawkweed with very long white hairs which emanate from black spots.


2012, stony plateau, Beinn an Fhurain (500 m), Sutherland, NW Scotland. Photo: © Peter Andrews
Leaves have long white hairs too.



  Hieracium holosericeum  ⇐ Global Aspect ⇒ Asteraceae  

Distribution
 family8Daisy & Dandelion family8Asteraceae

 BSBI maps
genus8Hieracium
Hieracium
(Hawkweeds)

SHAGGY HAWKWEED

BEAUTIFUL HAWKWEED

Hieracium holosericeum

Daisy & Dandelion Family [Asteraceae]