Picris hieracioides L., Sp. Pl. 792 1753. (syn: Apargia hieracioides (L.) Willd.; Apargia rigens Mart. ex Rchb.; Closirospermum asperum (Lam.) Bub.; Crepis aspera Lam.; Crepis hieracioides (L.) Lam.; Crepis lappacea Lapeyr.; Crepis scabra Lapeyr.; Crepis virgata Lapeyr.; Hedypnois hieracioides (L.) Hudson; Hieracium picris E. H. L. Krause; Leontodon hieracioides (L.) DC.; Picris altissima Desf.; Picris arvalis Jord. ex Bor.; Picris attenuata A. Cunn.; Picris corymbosa Gren. et Godr.; Picris crinita Reut.; Picris dahurica DC.; Picris gracilis Jord.; Picris hamulosa Wall.; Picris hieracioides var. arenaria (Nyár.) P.D.Sell; Picris hieracioides var. leteae (Nyár.) P.D.Sell; Picris hieracioides subsp. tsekouensis Kitam.; Picris hieracium With.; Picris hispidissima Lecoq & Lamotte ex Boiss.; Picris lappacea Rchb.; Picris monticola LaMotte; Picris nepalensis Baxt.; Picris oligocephala Schur; Picris pauciflora Guss. ex Ten.; Picris pinnatifida Jord.; Picris prenanthoides Schur; Picris pyrenaica Vill.; Picris rigida Ledeb. ex Spreng.; Picris ruderalis F. W. Schmidt ex Willd.; Picris sonchoides var. arenaria Nyár.; Picris sonchoides var. leteae Nyár.; Picris stricta Jord.; Picris strigosa Wall.; Picris transsilvanica Schur; Picris undulata Dulac; Picris virens Desf.);  

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Common name: Hawk Weed
Erect herb up to 120 cm tall covered stiff hooked hairs; leaves alternate narrowly lanceolate, 8-20 cm long, lower petiolate sinuate-toothed, upper sessile, clasping; heads yellow, ligulate, corymbose or paniculate, receptacle naked; involucre bracts linear-lanceolate, acuminate, covered with blackish hooked hairs, inner longer erect, outer shorter spreading; achenes narrowed at both ends, without beak, brown, pappus feathery.

Characterised by yellow ligulate heads, with blackih glandular hairs on phyllaries, brownish achenes without beak and most importantly feathery pappus;
   

 

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Some overlooked few Pangi id’s al201011-A: Sometimes in my ignorance I quickly overlook flowers thinking they are  the same as the one’s id’d before and then I realise they’re not… 
This one looked like Hieracium vulgatum….. and then I realised it was not… 
Location Pangi, Chamba
Altitude 3000 mts
Habit herb
Habitat wild
Height 18 inches

I think you were not far away. It is Picris hieracioides, characterised by yellow ligulate heads, with blackih glandular hairs on phyllaries, brownish achenes without beak and most importantly feathery pappus.


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Flora of Chakrata 2012: Picris hieracioides for validation: This one was shot from Budher caves road, around wheat field borders.… kindly validate the id, I hope this one is Picris hieraciodes Linn. Sp. Pl. 2: 792, 1753


I think yes, … Very good photographs


is this the one known as go-jivha?


Thanks … for validation, we had also spotted it during our last year’s visit to the same area… … as far as I know this is not known as “go-jihva”, none of its parts resemble with cow’s tongue. “Go-jihva” I have come to know is Elephantopus scaber, a plant I have yet to see.…experts may comment further, thanks a lot…


but Elephantopus scaber is elephants foot, isn’t it?
But ayurvedic books i currently have list Onosma bracteatum Wall. (Boraginaceae) as Gojvha ,,,, but i distinctly remember trying to id a yellow flower on a branched herb like the one shown in this thread, I had found some old books of indian flora published in uk with handtinted drawings that had this plant and a name go-jivha… i need to see if i can find atleast a xerox copy if saved…
colloquial names can be quite confusing…


Images by Nidhan Singh (Validated by Gurcharan Singh), (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links) 

This tall herb was shot from Chakrata area, Budher caves road. This is Picris hieracioides L. not much common in the area.


Picris hieracioides L., Sp. Pl. 2: 792. 1753.
syn: Hedypnois hieracioides (L.) Hudson
Erect herb up to 120 cm tall covered stiff hooked hairs; leaves alternate narrowly lanceolate, 8-20 cm long, lower petiolate sinuate-toothed, upper sessile, clasping; heads yellow, ligulate, corymbose or paniculate, receptacle naked; involucre bracts linear-lanceolate, acuminate, covered with blackish hooked hairs, inner longer erect, outer shorter spreading; achenes narrowed at both ends, without beak, brown, pappus feathery.
Photographed from Chakrata Budher Caves road at 2400 m alt in September 


Picris hieracioides L. from Chakrata: Picris hieracioides L., Sp. Pl. 2: 792. 1753.

syn: Hedypnois hieracioides (L.) Hudson
Erect herb up to 120 cm tall covered stiff hooked hairs; leaves alternate narrowly lanceolate, 8-20 cm long, lower petiolate sinuate-toothed, upper sessile, clasping; heads yellow, ligulate, corymbose or paniculate, receptacle naked; involucre bracts linear-lanceolate, acuminate, covered with blackish hooked hairs, inner longer erect, outer shorter spreading; achenes narrowed at both ends, without beak, brown, pappus feathery.
Photographed from Chakrata Budher Caves road at 2400 m alt in September


And I am adding few of mine pics of the same


  

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SK1338 31 JUL 2018 : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7) – around 600 kb each.

Location: Kakani,  Nepal
Altitude :6800 ft.
Date: 20 June 2018

Habit : Wild  

Sonchus wightianus DC.  ??


flower looks different from this foi entry which is by

… so i take it that foi is correct 


Pl. check at 

https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/species/a–-l/ar/asteraceae/cichorioideae/cichorieae 


Picris hieracioides Sibth. & Sm.??


I will go with Picris hieracioides L. as per images and details herein and as per keys at BSI Flora of India 


Yes …! Picris hieracioides L.

Nepali Name : बन दुधे  Ban Dudhe  


   
Lapsana communis photographed from Dachhigam Kashmir


I think close to images at Picris hieracioides  


SK1939 23 May 2019 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (9) – around 750 kb each.

Location: Nagarkot, Bhaktapur
Date: 16  May 2019
Elevation: 1846 m.

Habit : Wild 

Don’t think matches with any Sonchus !


I think close to images at Picris hieracioides 


Ye …!


 

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