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Perennial herb from a taproot and a branching, woody stem-base; stems ascending to prostrate, several, branched, glabrous, 10-20 cm tall.
Basal leaves few and soon deciduous; stem leaves thickish, somewhat succulent, egg-shaped to spoon-shaped or oblanceolate, regularly to irregularly toothed, stalked, 1-4 cm long including the stalk, 0.2-2 cm wide, upper leaves slightly reduced and becoming unstalked, glabrous.
Heads with ray and disk flowers, numerous at the ends of branches, bases crisp-hairy; involucres 7-12 mm tall; involucral bracts lanceolate, with long-pointed tips, inconspicuously soft-hairy; bracteoles few, inconspicuous; rays yellow, 6-10 mm long; disk flowers yellow.
Achenes oblong, nerved, glabrous; pappus of white hairlike bristles.
Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia