Asteraceae
Nothocalais troximoides

False Agoseris

Erect, 1 or few flower stems, milky sap. Foliage covered with dense matted hairs. Leaves long, narrow, wavy-edged, sometimes toothed. A leafless 2–14 in. stem carries a single erect yellow flower head. Thirteen or more extended ray-like disk flowers open early morning, close about midday. Grows in dry, sandy or open rocky soils at mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Mid Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 2--15 inches
  • Habitat: East-Side Forest, Shrub-Steppe, Meadow
  • Found In: East Gorge, Steens, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes