meadow hawkweed complex
Hieracium pratense, Hieracium floribundum, and/or Hieracium piloselloides

pictures of the meadow hawkweed     Pictures Pg. 2     hawkweed key     
Stems:  The stem is tall and slender.  It is bristly and hairy.  It can reach a height of about 3 ft.  It often contains two small leaves near the base.  The stem branches off at the top into a flower cluster.  When broken apart, the stem excludes a milky juice. (1-5)
Reproduction:  The meadow hawkweed complex is able to reproduce without fertilization by stolons and rhizomes.  It is a perennial that also reproduces sexually, producing vast amounts of seeds.  (2,3)