[Hawkweeds West of the Cascade Mountains]

Alpine Hawkweed, Slender Hawkweed

Hieracium gracile

Synonym: Hieracium triste

Alpine Hawkweed, Slender Hawkweed: Hieracium gracile (Synonym: Hieracium triste)

A close-up of the flower head of slender hawkweed. Photographed along the Hurricane Hill Trail in Olympic National Park..................July 25, 2008.

Alpine Hawkweed, Slender Hawkweed: Hieracium gracile (Synonym: Hieracium triste)

A close-up of the involucral bracts of slender hawkweed. Photographed along the Hurricane Hill Trail in Olympic National Park..................July 25, 2008.

Paul Slichter