Need wildflower ID help
jclp100 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Fri Jul 21 03:53:25 EST 1995
wojcik at pmsrs4.pd9.ford.com (wojcik) wrote:
> Timothy J Keenan (tkeenan at uoguelph.ca) wrote:
> : Sounds like a hawkweed (_Hieracium_ sp.)
> Thanks to everyone who responded! Looks like I managed to drive
> 350 miles to collect Hieracium aurantiacum, a.k.a. Orange Hawkweed or
> Devil's Paintbrush. Oh well, it WAS pretty!
> - Al Wojcik
Don't feel too bad about finding it pretty. Go into any uk garden
centre and you'll find plants and seeds for sale. It's certainly
pretty enough not to pull up when it self-seeds into your garden.
It has another lovely common name: Fox and Cubs.
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