General: Perennial herb from a fibrous-rooted, short, ascending or horizontal rhizome or woody stem-base; stems erect, solitary, branched above, glabrous to nearly glabrous, 20-70 cm tall.
Leaves: Basal leaves heart-shaped, round, elliptic to egg-shaped or oblanceolate, stalked, 2-20 cm long including the stalk, 1-6 cm wide, toothed, lightly white woolly-hairy at first, soon becoming glabrous; stem leaves few, oblanceolate, raggedly toothed, progressively reduced upwards, becoming unstalked.
Flowers: Heads few to many on hairy stalks in a clustered inflorescence; involucres 5-8 mm tall; involucral bracts lanceolate, sometimes purplish-tipped, glabrous to sparsely long-hairy, margins translucent; bracteoles few, inconspicuous, purplish-tipped; ray flowers yellow, mostly 6-10 mm long; disk flowers yellow.
Fruits: Achenes oblong, glabrous; pappus of white hairlike bristles.
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
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