is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family
known by the common name silver fleabane
. This wildflower is native to the western United States from California
, where it grows in woodlands and rocky mountainous habitat. It is a small perennial daisy reaching anywhere from 10 to 40 centimeters in maximum height. It grows in clumps with leaves and erect stems covered in dense white or silvery hairs. Most of the leaves are near the base of the plant and are somewhat erect and a few centimeters long. The stems bear single flower heads
each one to two centimeters wide with blue ray florets and centers of golden yellow disc florets.