Proximal leaves mostly 5-15+ cm, not lobed or 2-3(-5)-lobed. Involucres 7-9+ mm. Ray florets: corollas yellow, 5-7 mm; stigmas red. Disc florets 30-70. Cypselae 3-4 mm, papillate. 2n = 18. Flowering Feb-Apr. Grassy margins of swales or vernal pools; of conservation concern; 20-40 m; Calif. Blennosperma bakeri is in the Center for Plant Conservation´s National Collection of Endangered Plants.