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Perennial herb from a fibrous-rooted, short woody stem-base; stems erect, solitary, branched above, thinly to moderately white woolly-hairy, 16-50 cm tall.
Basal leaves lanceolate to oblanceolate, stalked, 2-11 cm long including the stalk, 0.3-3.7 cm wide, nearly entire or toothed, long-hairy to densely white woolly-hairy; stem leaves similar, becoming lanceolate, white woolly-hairy in the leaf axils, progressively reduced upwards, becoming unstalked.
Heads with ray and disk flowers, few to several on white woolly-hairy stalks in a clustered inflorescence; involucres 5-8 mm tall; involucral bracts lanceolate, green or purplish-tipped, glabrous, densely long-hairy below, margins translucent; bracteoles few, inconspicuous; ray flowers yellow, mostly 5-10 mm long; disk flowers yellow.
Achenes oblong, nerved, glabrous or rarely coarse-hairy; pappus of white hairlike bristles.
Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia