Taxon  Report   4314 
Hypochaeris radicata  L.
Hairy Cats ear,  hairy catsear, rough cat's ear
Hypochaeris radicata , a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile / CalWeedMapper ).

 

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Hypochaeris radicata
© 2008 Sean B. Smith
Hypochaeris radicata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Hypochaeris
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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XWALK: Hypochoeris radicata
 Information about  Hypochaeris radicata  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (HYRA3)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 01, 2014).

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