GROWTH HABIT: Perennial, erect to 12 inches tall.
LEAVES: Lance-shaped, hairy, leaves are basal, occasionally 1 to 2 small leaves on stem.
STEMS: Erect, bristly, terminate in an umbel of flower.
FLOWER: 5 to 30 per plant, yellow petals.
OTHER: Entire plant contains a milky juice. Similar in appearance to orange hawkweed.