Stems erect, with many stolons. Leaves entire or slightly lobed, coarsely hairy, 2–8 in. long, oblong, with long petioles. Five to 25 flower heads on stem, each on a short stalk. Ray-like disk flowers burnt orange, sometimes fading to purple or pink. Grows in mountain meadows, other open areas. Considered a noxious weed in some places since it spreads by runners as well as by seed. Soon becomes common weed of urban lawns where grown in flower gardens.
- Rarity: Common
- Flowering Time: All Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 12--36 inches
- Habitat: West-Side Forest, Meadow
- Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, Siskiyous, N Cascades NP
- Native: No