Hieracium x atramentarium (Nägeli & Peter) Zahn ex Engl. (pro sp.) (redirected from: Hieracium aurantiacum X H. florentinum)
Family: Asteraceae
[Hieracium aurantiacum X H. florentinum L.,  more...]
Hieracium x atramentarium image
Robert W. Freckmann  
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
Invasiveness: Invasive - Eradicate!
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive