Hieracium maculatum

Hieracium maculatum

  • Hieracium maculatum
  • Hieracium maculatum
  • Hieracium maculatum
  • Hieracium maculatum
  • Hieracium maculatum
  • Hieracium maculatum
  • Flower name
    Hieracium maculatum
  • Scientific name
    Hieracium maculatum
  • AliasHieracium maculatum , 鶉葉蒲公英, spotted hawkweed
  • Place of originEurope
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July

What is Hieracium maculatum

Hieracium maculatum or spotted hawkweed (Hieracium maculatum) is a perennial herb native to Europe, belonging to the willow dandelion genus of the Asteraceae family. It is a naturalized plant that has become a wildflower and can be found growing along roadsides and in fields. Its Japanese name comes from the dark purple spots on its leaves that resemble quail eggs. In spring and summer, it produces a single yellow dandelion-like flower at the end of a long, slender stem.

English name: spotted hawkweed Origin: Europe, Plant height: 30-60 cm, Leaf length: 5-25 cm, Leaf color: green and dark purple, Leaves: alternate, rhizomatous, leaf shape: spatulate, leaf margin: toothed, Flower color: yellow, Inflorescence: uniseriate, corolla shape: head flower, Flowering season: April-July.

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  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Hieracium
  • Species
    H. maculatum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    Toothed
  • Life typeperennial herb
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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