Perennial, somewhat succulent herb from a fibrous root; stems decumbent or spreading, branching from the base, glabrous, rooting from nodes, 5-30 cm tall.
Basal leaves linear to lanceolate or oblong, entire or with a few coarse teeth, 1-6 cm long, 1-10 mm wide; stem leaves similar to the basal, becoming reduced upwards, unstalked with a sheathing, somewhat papery base.
Heads disciform, solitary on the ends of branches, the disk about 5-11 mm wide; involucres 2-3 mm tall; involucral bracts elliptic or oblong, glabrous, in 3 subequal series; marginal flowers in a single series, corolla lacking; disk flowers bright yellow; receptacles with achene stipes persistent.
Achenes of the marginal flowers conspicuously winged, stalked; pappus lacking.
If more than one illustration is available for a species (e.g., separate illustrations were provided for two subspecies) then links to the separate images will be provided below. Note that individual subspecies or varietal illustrations are not always available.
Illustration Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia
||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