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Botanical Description

Heliopsis balsamorhiza, B. hirsuta var. neglecta). Tufted from a woody taproot, to about 30cm in height. Leaves lanceolate, pinnatifid, long-stalked, 10-30cm long, the lobes usually toothed or cleft, silky-hairy to woolly. Flowerheads solitary, bright yellow, 4-7cm in diameter, late spring to early summer. California to Washington State and Utah, in grassland, sagebrush scrub, juniper and pine woodland, often where the soil is alkaline.