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Hieracium aurantiacum,
Orange Hawkweed, Devil's Paintbrush

Scientific name:  Hieracium aurantiacum
Common name:  Orange Hawkweed, Devil's Paintbrush
Family:  Asteraceae / Compositae, Aster Family, Sunflower family
Flowering:  June - October

Hieracium aurantiacum, Orange Hawkweed, Devil's Paintbrush


Derivation of the botanical name:
Hieracium, Greek hierax, hawk; Pliny the Elder (23–79 CE., an ancient Roman nobleman, scientist and historian, author of Naturalis Historia), believed that hawks fed on this plant to strengthen their eyesight.
aurantiacum, orange colored.

Hieracium aurantiacum, Orange Hawkweed, Devil's Paintbrush


Hieracium aurantiacum, Orange Hawkweed, Devil's Paintbrush


 
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