Narrow-Leaved Hawkweed is a tall, narrow perennial with sparse leaves, bright yellow(dandelion-like) flowers, and seeds with tufts of hair that are dispersed by wind. The stem has a milky juice when broken.
|Height and Spread
||40 – 120 cm tall.
||Up to 15 cm spread.
||Seeds mature after flowers on an ongoing basis.
|Light and Water
||Generally grows in open, well lit areas.
||Grows in meadows or open forests that can be either dry or wet.
||There is limited ethnobotanical information available for Narrow-Leaved Hawkweed.
||The fluffy seeds of Narrow-Leaved Hawkweed are sometimes collected by birds or small mammals for habitat or nesting materials.
||Narrow-Leaved Hawkweed is quite beautiful with its abundant bright yellow flowers. There are many types of Hawkweed that are considered highly invasive though, so it is sometimes perceived as a weed.
||This plant grows well in disturbed areas or edges of forests.
||Narrow-Leaved Hawkweed is easily propagated by seed.