Hieracium sabaudum Savoy hawkweed Asteraceae HISA*; R (DeCandido 2001);


Hieracium sabaudum.Giovanni Gastri.gobotany.newenglandwild.org

Hieracium sabaudum.Giovanni Gastri.New England Wild Flower Society.gobotany.newenglandwild.org. (Accessed 4/2014).

Hieracium sabaudum is a perennial herb 15-100 cm tall, stem solitary, usually hairy, sap milky (similar to H. canadense) but lower stem and lower leaf surface with bulbous-based hairs (use lens) that are not star-shaped in cushions. 

Flowers yellow, all rays; bracteate base of flower head dark; inflorescence terminal, branching; blooms and fruits Aug.-Oct. 

Fruit dry, 1-seeded achenes. 

Wetland status: UPL. 

Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent 

Origin: Europe. 

Habitat: Weed of open sites, fields, roadsides.