Asteraceae
Crepis atribarba

Slender Hawksbeard

Stems 1–2 erect from base with narrow leaves. Stem gray, upper branches with few matted hairs, becoming less hairy with age. Basal leaves narrowing to winged petiole, 4–14 in. long. Leaf blade divided to center, with very slender untoothed lobes tapering to pointed tips. Stem leaves similar but sessile, smaller toward top. Flower heads have about 65 yellow ray flowers. Grows in dry, grassy, open areas, pine forests in steppe.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 8--28 inches
  • Habitat: East-Side Forest, Shrub-Steppe
  • Found In: Steens, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes