Hieracium murorum L.
Family: Asteraceae
wall hawkweed
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Etymology: Hieracium: classical name hierakion from ancient Greek hierax, "a hawk".  The Roman naturalist Pliny believed that hawks fed on this plant to strengthen their eyesight and thus it became the Greek and Latin name for this and similar plants, called hawkweed.
Plants: perennial forb
Conservation Status: Introduced - locally established
Hieracium murorum image
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Hieracium murorum image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Botanical Illustration  
Hieracium murorum image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Hieracium murorum image
from USDA Plants website  
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