Click on the image below to view an
expanded illustration for this species.
Annual herb from a fibrous root; stems erect or ascending, several, simple, glabrous except for the white-woolly hairs in the leaf axils, 5-30 cm tall.
Basal leaves somewhat fleshy, 0.3-2.5 cm long, 0.2-1 cm wide, spoon-shaped to oblanceolate or broader, glabrous, stalked, entire to toothed; stem leaves few and reduced, scarcely more than linear bracts, 3-15 mm long, 0.2-1 mm wide, glabrous, entire to toothed.
Heads with ray and disk flowers, solitary, hemispheric, bases glabrous; involucres 3-7 mm tall; involucral bracts thin, membranous, oblong or narrowly egg-shaped, fused at the base, abruptly sharp-pointed to obtuse at the tip, glabrous except for the woolly-hairy tip; ray flowers yellow, 5-13.
Achenes densely covered with short, rounded, blunt hairs; pappus of white, deciduous bristles.
Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia