Most common in open, wet sites, this is a middle to subalpine elevation Aster Family member. The glandular-hairy stems are solitary, with long basal leaves.
Location: Skyline Trail, upper Paradise River, Mount Rainier National Park
Date: August 2, 2013
The inflorescence is composed of 1-3 heads of bright yellow, rounded flowers.
Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
Date: June 21, 2014
The leaves have short stalks or none at all. The basal leaves are as much as 6 inches in length.
Location: Dege Peak trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Date: September 7, 2016