Hieracium venosum


Common Names: Rattlesnake hawkweed, Robin’s plantain, rattlesnakeweed, veiny hawkweed
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Aster family

A hairy herb up to 45 cm tall, with contrasting purple veined-leaves crowded around the base of the stem. They may have a hairy fringe but are generally smooth. One plant can produce as many as 20 flower heads, each with 30 to 45 yellow ray flowers but no disc flowers.

Found in dry, open woods and clearings. Flowers May to October.

Primary Flower Color: Yellow
Secondary Flower Color: Yellow
 
Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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