Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest and east in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; British Columbia to California.
Habitat: Prairies, open slopes, and forest edge at low elevations.
Conservation Status: Review Group 2 in Washington (WANHP)
Perennial herb from a large taproot.
All basal; large with triangular or cordate base, sparsely hairy.
Large, yellow sunflower-like heads with slightly hairy involucres.
Similar to B. sagitatta, but differs in being less densely pubescent, with the herbage and involucre green rather than grayish.