Stems in erect clusters, branched. Leaves gray with silky hairs, pungent-smelling, lacy in appearance, widely oval, pinnately divided to midvein into wide lobes, divided again or toothed. Inflorescence consists of a large pyramid of leaves and stalks holding many nodding flower heads, each dull yellow-green head with 30–50 small disk flowers. Grows in open dry places. Foliage scent repels insects.
- Rarity: Locally Common
- Flowering Time: All Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 12--48 inches
- Habitat: East-Side Forest, Shrub-Steppe, Meadow, Disturbed
- Found In: Wallowas, Olympic Np, N Cascades Np
- Native: No