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).

 

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Bloom Period
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:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (HYRA3)

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

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 17, 2014).

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