grey pubescent perennial with several prostrate or decumbent stems 20-60cm in length. Leaves of basal rosettes oblanceolate, 2-7cm long, of the stems smaller and oblong-lanceolate, thick textured. Flowers in the axils of broad leaf-like bracts, bright yellow, with or without red spots, about 2cm across, early to late summer. California in coastal strand. Not fully hardy but can be grown as an annual if sown under glass in early spring.