Syn.: Pilosella aurantiaca (L.) F. W. Schultz et Schultz-Bip.
Family: Asteraceae Bercht. et J. Presl

Hieracium aurantiacum

Distribution: Mountain areas of Central Europe.

Ecology: Grows in mountain meadows and pastures, sometimes grown in gardens. Blooms from June to August.

Description: Perennial herb, 20–65 cm high, with erect stems. The leaves of basal rosette are oblong to lanceolate, hairy, glandular. The flower heads are orange. The fruit is an achene.

Threat and Protection: Hieracium aurantiacum is an endangered species in some countries (CZ).

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These images were taken in Czechia, Silesia, Hrubý Jeseník, Praděd (June 27, and September 16, 2003).