in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 34: 83. 1915.
Plants to 20 cm. Leaves 8–25 mm (linear to oblanceolate), usually 3-lobed. Peduncles 20–50 mm. Phyllaries 3–8, connate at bases, elliptic to lanceolate. Ray-florets 3–8. Disc-florets 8–25+; tubes cylindric, abruptly dilated (throats broadly funnelform), lobes glabrous. Cypselae 1.5–2.5 mm. 2n = 8.
Phenology: Flowering Mar–May.
Habitat: Grasslands or openings in foothill woodlands
Elevation: 100–200 m
Of conservation concern.