Hieracium triste

Willdenow ex Sprengel

Syst. Veg. 3: 640. 1826.

Synonyms: Chlorocrepis tristis (Willdenow ex Sprengel) Á. Löve & D. Löve Hieracium gracile Hooker Hieracium gracile var. alaskanum Zahn Hieracium gracile var. densifloccosum (Zahn) Cronquist Hieracium gracile var. detonsum (A. Gray) A. Gray Hieracium gracile var. yukonense A. E. Porsild Hieracium triste var. fulvum Hultén Hieracium triste subsp. gracile (Hooker) Calder & Roy L. Taylor Hieracium triste var. gracile (Hooker) A. Gray Hieracium triste var. tristiforme Zahn
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 291. Mentioned on page 280, 282.

Plants (3–)10–20(–40+) cm. Stems proximally glabrous or stellate-pubescent, distally usually piloso-hirsute (hairs 1–8+ mm) and/or stellate-pubescent and/or stipitate-glandular, sometimes glabrous. Leaves: basal (3–)5–12+, cauline 0–2(–3+); blades obovate to spatulate or oblanceolate, (15–)25–40(–60+) × 5–10(–25+) mm, lengths 2–3+ times widths, bases cuneate, margins usually entire, rarely denticulate, apices rounded to obtuse (often apiculate), faces usually glabrous, sometimes stipitate-glandular and/or scabrellous. Heads usually 2–8+ in corymbiform arrays, sometimes borne singly. Peduncles stellate-pubescent and stipitate-glandular. Calyculi: bractlets 5–8+. Involucres ± campanulate, (6–)7–10 mm. Phyllaries 13–21+, apices acuminate, abaxial faces piloso-hirsute (hairs 1–3+ mm), stellate-pubescent, and stipitate-glandular. Florets 20–60+; corollas yellow, 5–6 mm. Cypselae columnar, 1.5–3.5 mm; pappi of 30–40+ white or sordid bristles in ± 2 series, 4–5 mm.

Phenology: Flowering (Jun–)Jul–Aug(–Sep).
Habitat: Rocky slopes, stream sides, conifer forests, drying meadows, subalpine meadows
Elevation: 100–3500 m



Alta., B.C., N.W.T., Yukon, Alaska, Calif., Colo., Idaho, Mont., N.Mex., Oreg., Utah, Wash., Wyo.


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Lower Taxa

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John L. Strother +
Willdenow ex Sprengel +
Alta. +, B.C. +, N.W.T. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, N.Mex. +, Oreg. +, Utah +, Wash. +  and Wyo. +
100–3500 m +
Rocky slopes, stream sides, conifer forests, drying meadows, subalpine meadows +
Flowering (Jun–)Jul–Aug(–Sep). +
Chlorocrepis tristis +, Hieracium gracile +, Hieracium gracile var. alaskanum +, Hieracium gracile var. densifloccosum +, Hieracium gracile var. detonsum +, Hieracium gracile var. yukonense +, Hieracium triste var. fulvum +, Hieracium triste subsp. gracile +, Hieracium triste var. gracile +  and Hieracium triste var. tristiforme +
Hieracium triste +
Hieracium +
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