Madroño 9: 103, figs. 1A, 2A. 1947.
Proximal leaves mostly 5–15+ cm, not lobed or 2–3 (–5) -lobed. Involucres 7–9+ mm. Ray-florets: corollas yellow, 5–7 mm; stigmas red. Disc-florets 30–70. Cypselae 3–4 mm, papillate. 2n = 18.
Phenology: Flowering Feb–Apr.
Habitat: Grassy margins of swales or vernal pools
Elevation: 20–40 m
Of conservation concern.
Blennosperma bakeri is in the Center for Plant Conservation’s National Collection of Endangered Plants.