Wildflowers of New York

Hieracium aurantiacum

A photographic collection and brief reference to help identify Wildflowers found in New York

Orange Hawkweed
- Hieracium aurantiacum


Aster Family
AKA: Devil's Paintbrush
Naturalized alien - garden escapee

Most hawkweeds are yellow, Devil's Paintbrush is fiery orange. Like other hawkweeds the plant is quite hairy.

Hawkweeds have a habit of being invasive but make an impressive mass display in lawns if left to flower instead of mowing

Found: Fields, roadsides, waste places,lawns
Height: 8 - 24 inch
June - Sept bloom time

Orange Hawkweed

Orange Hawkweed