Plant erect, covered with short to long hairs and glands. Stems numerous, seldom branched. Leaves on stem, 2–4 pairs, mostly sessile, elliptical, to 8 in. long, entire or uneven and shallowly toothed; lowest leaf generally longest. Flower heads have 12–18 ray flowers 1/3–1 1/3 in. long. Grows in moist meadows, streambanks, in subalpine and alpine in higher mountains.
- Rarity: Common
- Flowering Time: All Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 8--24 inches
- Habitat: Subalpine, Alpine, Meadow
- Found In: Olympic Np, Mt. Rainier Np, N Cascades Np, Crater Lake Np, Wallowas, Steens
- Native: Yes