Cluster of very tall stems with evenly spaced leaves, same size to top. Arrow-shaped leaves 2–8 in. long, on short petioles or sessile, deeply toothed. Few to numerous yellow flower heads in small cluster at top. Head includes 8 ray flowers toothed at tips, 40 disk flowers in center. Grows in wet meadows, conifer forests, streambanks, at mid to alpine elevations.
- Rarity: Locally Common
- Flowering Time: All Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 1--5 feet
- Habitat: Meadow, West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest, Bog/Fen/Wetland, Subalpine, Moist Riverbanks
- Found In: Olympic Np, Mt. Rainier Np, N Cascades Np, Crater Lake Np, Wallowas, Steens, West Gorge
- Native: Yes