Asteraceae
Helianthella uniflora

Douglas's Helianthella

Several erect stems in cluster. Stems have flattened hairs and a few stiff straight hairs. Oblong leaves with largest midstem on short petioles; lower and upper leaves sessile. Single flower head at stem top is held upright with leaf-like bracts underneath. Ray flowers 11–20, each about 1 in. long, surrounding yellow disk. Grows on dry hillsides, in brush, at high mountain elevations.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 2--4 feet
  • Habitat: Shrub-Steppe
  • Found In: East Gorge, Steens
  • Native: Yes