Meadow hawkweed

(Hieracium caespitosum)

  • 1 - 3' tall
  • Blooms late May to June; flower heads in tight clusters; 5 - 30 heads per stem
  • Leaves mostly basal; lance shaped, up to 6" long & hairy; form dense mat at base
  • Stems, leaves & bracts have dense blackish hairs & exude milky sap when broken