Synonyms: Hieracium albertinum, Hieracium chapacanum, Hieracium cusickii, Hieracium cynoglossoides, Hieracium cynoglossoides var. nudicaule, Hieracium flettii, Hieracium nudicaule, Hieracium scouleri var. albertinum, Hieracium scouleri var. griseum, Hieracium scouleri var. scouleri
formerly Hieracium scouleri var. cynoglossoides
The photo above shows houndstongue hawkweed as photographed
along the crest of the Columbia Hills to the northeast of The Dalles, OR.........July
7, 2006. The plants here appeared to all be munched on (by mule deer?) as the taller stems all were missing their tops.
In the Columbia River Gorge, houndstongue hawkweed may be found between the elevations
of 3000' from near Dog Mt. in the west and eastward past US97 towards Rock Creek.
The photo above shows the involucral bracts of houndstongue hawkweed as seen in the Columbia Hills.......July 7, 2006. Note the numerous, long spreading hairs on the involucral bracts.
The photo above shows the dorsal (left) and ventral (right) leaf blades of houndstongue hawkweed as photographed
along the crest of the Columbia Hills.........July
7, 2006. Note the numerous, light-colored, spreading hairs from both blade surfaces.