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Connecticut Plants
Mouse-ear Hawkweed
Hieracium pilosella L.

Mouse-ear hawkweed is a colony-forming plant. Unbranched stalks carry solitary flowerheads. Leaves are white-woolly on the undersides.

  • Synonyms: Pilosella officinarum
  • Family: aster (Asteraceae)
  • Habitat: fields, roadsides, waste places
  • Height: 4-12 inches
  • Flower size: flowerhead 1 inch across
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: June to September
  • Origin: Europe
Hieracium pilosella L.