[Hawkweeds: The Genus Hieracium of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Meadow Hawkweed, Yellow King Devil

Hieracium caespitosum

Synonym: Hieracium pratense

Inflorescence of Meadow Hawkweed, Yellow King Devil: Hieracium caespitosum (Synonym: Hieracium pratense)

The photo above shows a close-up dorsal view of the inflorescence of meadow hawkweed (?) as seen along Rd #23 at the Mt. Adams Viewpoint at about 3760' on the southwestern corner of Mt. Adams..................September 25, 2005. Plants had numerous clusters of basal leaves, indicating this plant is colonial, spreading by runners.

Flower heads of Meadow Hawkweed, Yellow King Devil: Hieracium caespitosum (Synonym: Hieracium pratense)

The photo above shows a close-up view of the involucre and underside of the ray flowers of this hawkweed as seen along Rd #23 at the Mt. Adams Viewpoint at about 3760' on the southwestern corner of Mt. Adams..................September 25, 2005.

Basal leaves of Meadow Hawkweed, Yellow King Devil: Hieracium caespitosum (Synonym: Hieracium pratense)

The photo above shows a close-up view of the basal leaves of this hawkweed as seen along Rd #23 at the Mt. Adams Viewpoint at about 3760' on the southwestern corner of Mt. Adams..................September 25, 2005.

Meadow Hawkweed, Yellow King Devil: Hieracium caespitosum (Synonym: Hieracium pratense)
Meadow hawkweed blooming along the Valley Trail in the Little Spokane River Natural Area, Spokane County, Washington.

Paul Slichter