Asteraceae
Hieracium albiflorum

White-Flowered Hawkweed

Plant erect, with white milky sap, no stolons. Stem single, densely hairy on lower portion. Leaves mostly basal, oblong to lance-shaped, 3–7 in. long, toothed, covered with long coarse hairs; stem leaves few, smaller, alternate on lower stem, with bare stems above. Flower heads in open cymes; disk flowers 15–30, small, white, ray-like; no ray flowers. Grows in dry forests, shady openings in woods, in all elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--3 feet
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes