Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in In the Wenatchee Mountains of Okanogan, Chelan and Kittitas counties; British Columbia to Washington.
Habitat: Cliffs and rocky places at moderate to high elevations in the mountains.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Perennial from a stout, branched, woody base, 7-25 cm. tall, herbage with soft, curled hairs and stalked glands.
Basal leaves broadly oblanceolate to elliptic, entire or with fine teeth, up to 12 cm. long and 2 cm. wide; cauline leaves several, fairly well developed, oblanceolate to elliptic.
Heads 1-5, the disk 7-14 mm. wide; involucre 5-8 mm. high, the bracts sub-equal, thin, green, loose; rays 20-45, pistillate, blue or pink, rarely white, 5-12 mm. long and 1.3-2 mm. wide; disk corollas 3-4.3 mm. long, yellow; pappus of 12-16 capillary bristles.