Narrow-Leaved Hawksbeard/Annual Hawksbeard

Crepis tectorum

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Crepis tectorum, the narrowleaf hawksbeard or narrow-leaved hawk's-beard, is an annual or winter annual plant that grows to 30–100 centimetres (12–39 in) high. It is an invasive species and during maturity it has one main stem, which is branched, hairless, and leafy. The leaves are arranged in an alternate manner and are less than 0.5 inches (13 mm) wide. The Greek word krepis means sandal or slipper which resembles the shape of the seed. Narrowleaf hawksbeard o

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