Perennial herb with a stout taproot and a simple to branched woody base; stems ascending to erect, glabrate to hairy, 3-35 cm tall.
Mainly basal, sparsely to more often densely silky-hairy, often less hairy or greenish above, leaves usually 2-3 times palmately compound, reduced and sometimes entire above.
Heads disciform, few to numerous in a clustered or slightly branched or narrow inflorescence; involucres cup-shaped, 3-6 mm tall; involucral bracts broadly lanceolate to egg-shaped, sparsely to moderately hairy, the margins brownish, dry and somewhat papery; receptacles glabrous; female flowers 4-10; disk flowers 8-25.
||Value / Class
Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
of field plots
species was recorded in:
BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in
Source: Klinkenberg 2013