General: Perennial herb from a branched, woody stem-base and often a short taproot; stems erect, several, branched above, 10-40 cm tall, white woolly-hairy but less so with age.
Leaves: Basal and lowermost stem leaves tufted, narrowly oblanceolate to more elliptic, stalked, 1-5 cm long, 0.4-4.5 cm wide, entire to irregularly lobed, strongly white woolly-hairy; middle and upper stem leaves toothed, becoming unstalked and reduced upwards.
Flowers: Heads with ray and disk flowers, several in a rounded inflorescence, with woolly-hairy bases; involucres 4-8 mm tall; involucral bracts unequal, lanceolate, margins translucent, long-hairy, also with a terminal tuft of hairs; ray flowers yellow, 6-13 mm long, rarely lacking; disk flowers yellow.
Fruits: Achenes oblong, ribbed, glabrous; pappus of white hairlike bristles.
Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2019. 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
Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed:
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