Leaf rosette with erect stem. Stem leafless, hollow, with milky sap. Leaves bright green, pinnately divided into large lobes with lobe tips reflexed back toward stem, toothed. Flower head single, 1 in. Ray flowers 70 or more, cup formed of many bracts with outer bracts reflexed. Seeds olive-tan. Many plants have a flower structure resembling dandelion. Very similar to T. laevigatum, which has reddish brown seeds.
- Rarity: Common
- Flowering Time: All Year Long
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 2--8 inches
- Habitat: All Moist Soils, Meadow, Disturbed
- Found In: Olympic Np, Mt. Rainier Np, N Cascades Np
- Native: No