General: Perennial herb from a fibrous-rooted short rhizome; stems erect or ascending, solitary, simple or rarely branched above, 4-30 cm tall, glabrous.
Leaves: Basal leaves nearly circular, rounded or spoon-shaped, long-stalked, 1-11 cm long including the stalk, 0.3-2 cm wide, entire to coarsely toothed or sometimes lobed, glabrous; stem leaves few and reduced, oblong-spoon-shaped to lanceolate, uppermost reduced to entire, purplish-tipped bracts.
Flowers: Heads with ray and disk flowers, usually solitary, rarely 2; involucres 5-11 mm tall; involucral bracts linear-lanceolate with long-pointed tips, purplish-tinged towards the tips, glabrous; bracteoles few, usually purplish-tipped; ray flowers yellow, 6-12 mm long; disk flowers yellow.
Fruits: Achenes oblong, ribbed, glabrous; pappus of white hairlike bristles.
Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2020. E-Flora BC:
Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca]. Lab for
Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British
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