Tuft of basal leaves, erect flower stems. Leaves upright to spreading, lance-shaped, 1–3 in. long, entire or with few teeth, edges often rolled under. Flower heads in loose clusters at stem tops. Cups with 13 or more green-tipped bracts. Ray flowers 8, disk flowers less than 50. Grows in disturbed rocky places, streambanks, roadsides, clearings, at low elevations.
- Rarity: Rare
- Flowering Time: Mid-Late Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 12--20 inches
- Habitat: West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest, Disturbed, Meadow
- Found In: Olympic Np, Siskiyous, N Cascades Np
- Native: Yes