Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
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Rough Hawkweed is most similar to Beaked Hawkweed (H. gronovii), but its inflorescence is broader than long (vs. cylindrical in outline) and has more florets per head (greater than 40 vs. 20-40). It has more stem leaves than does Beaked Hawkweed, and the basal leaves are usually absent (at flowering time). The most definitive clue is the seed shape... Read more at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21 (2006)
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-10-009:
Hieracium scabrum FAMILY Asteraceae_
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Common in NC Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)
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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)
Alternate, reduced upward (basal leaves usually absent or withered at flowering)
Ray flowers bisexual
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast (Cotterman, Waitt, & Weakley, 2019) p281
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005) p358
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains (Smith, 1998) p176
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