A common perennial of low to middle elevations, often seen in disturbed sites as alongside roads. It colonizes readily, spreading by rootstocks. The leaves are narrow with woolly undersides.
Location: Stevens Canyon Road, Mount Rainier National Park
Date: August 4, 2013
The many flowering heads are in a flat-topped cluster. Each little head of dark yellow disc flowers is surrounded by bright white, papery bracts.
Location: Sunrise Point, Mount Rainier National Park
Date: July 8, 2014