Distribution: Cascades Mountains to the coast in Washington; Alaska to California, east to western Montana.
Habitat: Streambanks and moist woods at moderate to mid-elevations in the mountains.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Perennial from a freely-rooting rhizome, 3-8 dm. tall, more or less glandular and hairy.
Cauline leaves 5-12 pairs, not much reduced upward, narrowly lance-elliptic or lance-ovate, sessile, more or less toothed, 5-12 cm. long and 1.2-6 cm. wide.
Heads several; involucre 9-15 mm. high, its bracts sharply pointed; rays 8-14, pale yellow, 1-2 cm. long; pappus tawny, sub-plumose.
Achenes sparsely hirsute and sometimes glandular.