Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Tall Hawkweed - Pilosella piloselloides   (Villars) Sojak
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Author(Villars) Sojak
DistributionMountains only. First collected in 1943 and 1944 in Macon County.

Native to Europe; in N.A. Newf. to Ont. and MN south to GA, IL, IA; also B.C., OR, MT.
AbundanceUncommon to locally fairly common. Individual populations may have many plants.
HabitatRoadbanks, viewpoint turnouts, atop impoundment dam, grassy bald, granitic dome, rock outcrop, rocky river bank, disturbed woods.
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting May-September.
IdentificationThe species is very similar to P. caespitosa, but the leaves are glaucescent or glaucous and also are glabrous or sparsely pubescent (vs. green and hairy on the upper surface on P. caespitosa).
Taxonomic CommentsLong known as Hieracium florentinum.

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