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Need wildflower ID help

Timothy J Keenan tkeenan at uoguelph.ca
Wed Jul 19 09:08:29 EST 1995


: 	Leaves: Very downy, about 4-5 inches long, 1/2 inch wide; leaves
: 		form a rosette
: 	Flowers: Smallish, 1/4 inch across; reddish-brown in color; sort of
: 		look like a smaller, copper-colored version of a dandelion;
: 		Very nice fragrance ... similar to heliotrope to my nose:
: 		flowers are on a long stalk, about 5-6 inches tall
: 	Seeds: Like a small version of dandelion seeds; each has a parachute.
: 	Roots: Fibrous, about 4-5 inches long

Sounds like a hawkweed (_Hieracium_ sp.)

--
Tim Keenan

Cliff Ecology Research Group
Botany Department
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario




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