SPLENDID HAWKWEED

Hieracium optimum

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 notabile - section Alpina

July, corries, hills above Bridge of Rrchy, Argyll. Photo: © Peter Andrews
This rare Hawkweed is confined to cliffs in very small numbers in two adjacent quarries in the hills above the Bridge of Orchy, Argyll.


July, corries, hills above Bridge of Rrchy, Argyll. Photo: © Peter Andrews
Flower heads are large and dark with dark styles.


July, corries, hills above Bridge of Rrchy, Argyll. Photo: © Peter Andrews
Has greyish leaves with stellate (star-shaped) hairs.


This rare Hawkweed is confined to cliffs in very small numbers in two adjacent quarries in the hills above the Bridge of Orchy, Argyll.


  Hieracium optimum  ⇐ Global Aspect ⇒ Asteraceae  

Distribution
 family8Daisy & Dandelion family8Asteraceae

 BSBI maps
genus8Hieracium
Hieracium
(Hawkweeds)

SPLENDID HAWKWEED

Hieracium optimum

Daisy & Dandelion Family [Asteraceae]