Hieracium aurantiacum L.

Fam: Asteraceae (Compositae) 
Genus:  Heiratium L.
Species: Hieracium aurantiacum L.
English Name: Pilosella aurantiaca, Fox-and-cubs, Orange Hawkweed, Tawny Hawkweed, Devil's Paintbrush, Grim-the-collier


 Kite consisting of beams of equal length. Fruit 1.5 - 2.5 mm long; ribs on its upper end with teeth. Plants often shoots Stem branched, with two or more baskets. Stem higher than 20 cm, with many baskets. Blossms orange (often peripheral outside with red lines) orange red or pure red. 
H. aurantiacum L. (perennial plant) - From the meadows in the highly alpine zone. (-3). VII - VIII. Fig. 1535.
In Bulgaria: intermediate species: H. fuscoatrum NP (H. aurantiacum-pratense) and H. multiflorum Schleich. (H aurantiacum-cymosum) – Middle Balkan, Vitosha and Pirin mountains; H. biflorum A.-T. (H. multiflorum-pilosella) Vitosha mountain, mountaintop Com.

Flowering Time: Blooms: VII – VIII

References: „Флора на България”, Н. Стоянов, Б. Стефанов, Б. Китанов, част II, Наука и Изкуство, София, (1967)

Distribution in Bulgaria: From the meadows in the highly alpine zone. Grows up to 3000 m altitude. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.


Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by theBiodiversity Law. Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие

Medical plant: it is not -


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Hieracium aurantiacum 1. Hieracium aurantiacum 2. Hieracium aurantiacum 3.


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