PlantsCrepis→Hawksbeard (Crepis acuminata)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Hawksbeard
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 10-16 inches
Leaves: Other: grey-green hairy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize

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Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Jun 16, 2015 7:37 PM

Native to the western United States.
Found in open sunny dry/rocky land

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Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Jun 22, 2020 4:35 PM

Range: Eastern Washington to eastern California; east to northern New Mexico, Colorado, and central Montana.

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