[The Hawkweeds of the Columbia River Gorge]

Slender Hawkweed

Hieracium gracile var. gracile

The photo above shows slender hawkweed as photographed along the climbers trail above Hellroaring Overlook on Mt. Adams................August 7, 2004.

Characteristics:

 


Habitat:

Slender hawkweed may be found in vernally moist places in mountain meadows and on open, rocky or gravelly slopes high in the mountains.


Range:

A widespread species of North America, slender hawkweed may be found from Alaska south to California and northern New Mexico and east through the Pacific Northwest into the Rocky Mts. It is also found in the Andes Mts. of South America.

In the Columbia River Gorge, it may be found at the elevation of 4300' on Indian Mt.


The photo above shows a close-up of a basal leaf of slender hawkweed as photographed along the climbers trail above Hellroaring Overlook on Mt. Adams................August 7, 2004.

The photo above shows slender hawkweed as photographed along the climbers trail above Hellroaring Overlook on Mt. Adams................August 7, 2004.

The photo above shows slender hawkweed as photographed along the climbers trail above Hellroaring Overlook on Mt. Adams................August 7, 2004.

Paul Slichter