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Alpine Hawkweed - Hieracium gracile
Other Names:  Hieracium triste


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

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General Description
Plants fibrous-rooted. Stems simple or branched above, erect, 3–40 cm. Herbage glabrate or sparsely tomentose on the stem. Leaves mainly basal; blades lanceolate to oblanceolate, entire to obscurely dentate, 1–6 cm long. Heads 1 to 25; involucre campanulate, 7–12 mm high; phyllaries linear-lanceolate, black-setose, stipitate-glandular, tomentose. Rays 20 to 60, pale yellow; ligules 2–5 mm long. Achenes 1–3 mm long; pappus white (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to NT, south to CA and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 8

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Habitat
Meadows, turf, fellfields, open forest, often where snow lies late; subalpine, lower alpine, rarely lower (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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