Hieracium scouleri var. scouleri
Scouler's hawkweed may be found in open woods and often on rocky or gravelly slopes or cliffs from the lowlands upwards to fairly high elevations in the mountains.
Scouler's hawkweed may be found from southern British Columbia south through the Cascade Mts. and Siera Nevada Mts. to California. It is found sporadically westward to the Puget Trough regions and occasionally to the coast and eastward to wetern Montana and northwestern Wyoming.
In the Columbia River Gorge, it may generally be found between the elevations of 100'-4700' from near Crown Point eastwards to the vicinity of the Klickitat River.
The photo above shows a close-up view of the glaucous, lower leaf surface Scouler's hawkweed as seen along the eastern branch of the loop trail around the picnic area at Bird Creek Meadows at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams..................July 30, 2005. Note the numerous long, spreading hairs both on the blade surface as well as along the margins.
The photo above shows a close-up of the spreading hairs on both surfaces of the same leaf of Scouler's hawkweed as seen above.