Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Crepis tectorum L. image
Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann           

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Family Asteraceae
Crepis tectorum L.
hawk's-beard, narrow-leaved hawk's-beard
Crepis: from the Greek krepis, "a sandal" or "slipper;" maybe because of the shape of the seed, a name used by Theophrastus
tectorum: of roofs
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Detailed Distribution:
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, annual, 8"-40" tall forb with milky juice; taprooted
Flower: head 1" wide with yellow ray flowers; inflorescence of several heads branched along the stem; blooms June-Oct.
Fruit:dry, dark purple/brown seed with 10 ribs on a whitish, fluffy pappus
Leaf:alternate, getting smaller toward the top; basal leaves stalked, lance-like with a pointed tip, toothed to pinnately-divided; stem leaves stalkless, mostly linear
Habitat: disturbed sites; in sandy soil
(Glossary)

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
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Flora of North America (off site)
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