Hieracium umbellatum Linnaeus 1753 (Family Asteraceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 10-120cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - October (Earliest: 23.5)

Protective Chemicals
Flavonoids Apigenin, Luteolin

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Meadows

Spruce Forest Edge
Flower Visitors:
Several Apidae

Aglais urticae

Maniola jurtina

Several Syrphidae
Seed Dispersal: Wind
Parasites:
Puccinia hieracii

Septoria mougeotii

Liriomyza strigata

Phytomyza marginella

Ensina sonchi Larva
(Flower Gall)

Cheilosia urbana Larva
(Root & Stem Borer)
Possible Parasites:
Ophiomyia pulicaria Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Autographa gamma

Noctua pronuba Larva

Diacrisia sannio Larva

Hellinsia didactylites Larva
Possible Herbivores:
Several Tortricidae

Diasemia reticularis Larva
Sapivores:
Hyperomyzus hieracii

Aphrophora alni Nymph
Possible Sapivores:
Lygus wagneri

Orthocephalus coriaceus

Aphis fabae

Aulacorthum solani
Florivores:
Eupithecia centaureata
Possible Florivores:
Eupithecia satyrata
Possible Granivores:
Stictopleurus abutilon

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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