Clumps of basal, hairless, lance- to egg-shaped leaves with or without lobes, sharply pointed on tip. Flower stalk naked, about same length as leaves. Flower head single, dense with many deep orange ray petals squared on outer edge. Petals dry to dark pink or purplish. Grows in meadows, among shrubs, along streams, at mid to high elevations.
- Rarity: Common
- Flowering Time: All Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 4--24 inches
- Habitat: Meadow, West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest, Subalpine, Alpine
- Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, N Cascades NP, Crater Lake NP, Wallowas, Steens, Siskiyous, West Gorge
- Native: Yes