Leaf blades lanceolate to oblanceolate, mid 20-60 × 5-12 mm, margins usually entire, sometimes dentate or serrate, faces glabrous or sparsely puberulent, often sparsely stipitate-glandular. Involucres broadly turbinate, 7-13 mm, widths 1-1.5 times heights. Phyllaries 25-50, 1-2 mm wide (at midpoint), apices acute to acuminate, 2-4 mm. Ray florets 12-30. 2n = 8. Flowering Jun-Sep. Grasslands, meadows, in subalpine coniferous forests; 2400-3400 m; Utah. Variety commixta is found in and near the southern Wasatch Mountains.