Yellow Hawkweed – 6/26/15

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/26/15

Observation Time: 1:40 p.m.

Observation Location: meadow near Morse and Lakeview Streets

Common Name: Yellow Hawkweed

Scientific Name: Hieracium caespitosum

Comments: Yellow hawkweed is native to Europe and was introduced as an ornamental into New York in 1879. It is now a destructive weed of pastureland. It can colonize a wide range of habitats with sandy or gravelly soils.

More Information: Go Botany