Distribution: Olympic Mountains of Washington at high elevations.
Habitat: Cliffs and other rocky places.
Flowers: July - August
Conservation Status: Review Group 1 in Washington (WANHP)
Perennial from a stout, branched, woody base, 5-15 cm. high, the stem with sparse, spreading hairs.
Leaves mostly basal, spatulate to oblanceolate, up to 5 cm. long and 12 mm. wide, mostly glabrous, with a few hairs on the leaf margins.
Heads solitary, the disk 10-15 mm. wide; involucre 6-8 mm. high, with a few soft hairs, and sometimes sticky; rays 25-50, white, 7-10 mm. long and 1.5-2.5 mm. wide; disk corollas yellow, 3.5-4.5 mm. long; pappus of 15-20 capillary bristles and numerous short, outer bristles.