General: Perennial herb from a slender, rhizome, seldom over 2 mm thick; stems erect, simple or branched above, glabrous below becoming hairy above, 15 to 80 cm tall.
Leaves: Basal leaves reduced and soon deciduous; stem leaves linear, unstalked with rounded bases, glabrous, entire or inconspicuously toothed, 2-7 cm long, 2-9 mm wide, becoming reduced above.
Flowers: Heads with ray and disk flowers, solitary (in reduced plants) to many in a short, usually broad inflorescence; involucres 5-7 mm tall; involucral bracts more or less graduated, oblong, abruptly sharp-pointed, glabrous, often with purplish tips or margins; ray flowers 20-50, white or rarely pale bluish, 12-20 mm; disk flowers yellow.
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
Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed:
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