COMMON NAME: Wandering Daisy
FAMILY: Asteraceae (Sunflower Family)
Leaves: basal 5–20 cm, oblanceolate to spoon-shaped, glabrous or sparsely spreading-hairy; cauline ± reduced upward, generally lanceolate to ovate, subclasping
Inflorescence flat-topped; heads 1–4, 10–21 mm diam; phyllaries ± equal, with long-acuminate, loosely spreading tips, densely stalked-glandular
Ray flowers 30–105; corollas 8–15 mm, ligules white to purple, coiled
Fruit 4–7-ribbed; pappus bristles 20–30
Ecology: Clearings, talus, alpine meadows
Elevation: 1300–3400 m.
Bioregional distribution: Klamath Ranges, High Cascade Range, High Sierra Nevada, Warner Mountains, East of Sierra Nevada
Distribution outside California: to Alaska, Montana, Colorado, New Mexico, e Asia
Horticultural information: TRY; DFCLT.