Upright, stout perennial. Plant is densely covered with sharp white hairs, giving it a gray appearance. Leaves mostly basal, 1–2 1/2 in., narrowly linear, with sharp tip; stem leaves small, sessile. Flowers pure white. Nutlets smooth and shining. Grows in sandy places among sagebrush. A sensitive plant in Washington, known from only a few sites, with a shrinking range.
- Rarity: Rare
- Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 8--15 inches
- Habitat: Shrub-Steppe
- Found In: Wallowas, East Gorge
- Native: Yes