is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family
known by the common name dwarf alpinegold
. It is native to western North America from Washington
to northern California
, where it grows in the talus
of volcanic mountains and plateaus. This is a compact perennial herb producing clumps of hairy foliage and stout stems up to 20 centimeters tall. The leaves are 2 to 6 centimeters long and have lobed edges and many glandular hairs. The stem usually bears a single robust flower head
with layers of hairy to woolly phyllaries
. The center of the head is packed with golden disc florets and the circumference is lined with golden ray florets each about a centimeter long.