[Hawkweeds of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Longbeard Hawkweed, Long-bearded Hawkweed

Hieracium longiberbe

Long-bearded Hawkweed: Hieracium longiberbe

Long-bearded hawkweed as seen in crevices on rock outcrops atop Angels Rest in the western Columbia River Gorge.....................July 5, 2009.

Flower Head of Long-bearded Hawkweed: Hieracium longiberbe - Involucral Bracts of Long-bearded Hawkweed: Hieracium longiberbe - Involucral Bracts of Long-bearded Hawkweed: Hieracium longiberbe

Three close-up views of the flowerhead and long-haired involucral bracts of long-bearded hawkweed as seen at the summit of Angels Rest in the western Columbia River Gorge.................July 5, 2009.

Long-bearded Hawkweed: Hieracium longiberbe

Long-bearded hawkweed as seen in crevices on rock outcrops atop Angels Rest in the western Columbia River Gorge.........July 5, 2009.

Long-bearded Hawkweed: Hieracium longiberbe

Upper stem leaves and flower buds of long-bearded hawkweed as seen on the cliffs along the McCord Creek Trail in the western Columbia River Gorge.........May 30, 2009. Note the long, spreading hairs arising from the underside of the leaves and their margins as well as the numerous hairs on the flower buds (so they almost look like a "lucky" rabbit's foot).

Long-bearded Hawkweed: Hieracium longiberbe

Young plants of long-bearded hawkweed growing on the basalt, cut bank of Eagle Creek Trail, Columbia River Gorge...........April 11, 2013.

Leaves of Long-bearded Hawkweed: Hieracium longiberbe

Lower stem leaves of long-bearded hawkweed as seen on cliffs at McCord Creek in the western Columbia River Trail........May 20, 2009.

Long-bearded Hawkweed: Hieracium longiberbe - Long-bearded Hawkweed: Hieracium longiberbe

Lower stem leaves of long-bearded hawkweed as seen on cliffs along the upper trail at McCord Creek in the western Columbia River Trail........April 22, 2015.

Lower leaf clusters of Long-bearded Hawkweed: Hieracium longiberbe - Lower stem leaf clusters of Long-bearded Hawkweed: Hieracium longiberbe

Lower stem leaves of long-bearded hawkweed as seen at the top of a cliff over Interstate 84 just west of the mouth of Perham Creek, Wygant State Natural Area, Columbia River Gorge.........March 29, 2015.

Paul Slichter