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Orange Hawkweed

Orange Hawkweed

     Orange Hawkweed
     Hieracium aurantiacum

  • also known as the devil’s paintbrush

  • grows up to 24 inches tall

  • flowers are red-orange with strap- shaped petals having notched tips

  • forms extensive mats that eliminate other native vegetation

  • annual cultivation will control these weeds

  • current priority is to stop this new invader