Scientific Name: Senecio integerrimus
Family Name: Asteraceae
Bloom Period: Spring.
Life Span: Biennial.
Height: Up to about 28 inches tall.
Habitat: Widespread and common at low to subalpine elevations in moist to moderatly dry, open forests and meadows.
Leaf Description: Basal leaves somewhat succulent, lance-shaped to elliptic, stalked, shallowly, and irregularly toothed.
Flower and Petal Description: Several to many clustered composite heads, with hairy bases, yellow disk flowers and yellow ray flowers (Rarely white or creamy, or sometimes absent.)
Stem Description: Stem leaves are reduced upwards.
Fruit Description: Cypsela but referred to as achenes.
This flower is native to the area.