Hieracium snowdoniense

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Hieracium snowdoniense
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Hieracium
H. snowdoniense
Binomial name
Hieracium snowdoniense

Hieracium snowdoniense, the Snowdonia hawkweed, is a plant endemic to Snowdonia, North Wales. It is a perennial, with bright yellow inflorescences.

It was believed to have become extinct in the early 1950s as a result of overgrazing. In 2002, the plant was re-discovered on steep slopes in the Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve above Bethesda.


  1. ^ "Hieracium snowdoniense". IPNI.

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