Plants 0.4-0.8(-1.3) × 1-5 dm. Leaf blades broadly elliptic to oval, (0.7-)1-2.5 × 0.5-1.6 cm, densely white-tomentose abax-ially, greenish-tomentose adaxi-ally. Involucres campan-ulate, (2.5-)3-5(-6) × 3-5(-6) mm; teeth 5. Flowers (2.5-)3-4 mm; perianth yellow or, in-frequently, cream; tepals oblong. Achenes (2.5-)3-3.5 mm. Flowering May-Aug. Volcanic tuffaceous soils, sagebrush communities, pinyon-juniper woodlands; 1700-2600(-2800) m; Nev. Variety beatleyae has yellow flowers in Eureka, Mineral, and Nye counties; in Churchill and adjacent Lander counties it has yellow or cream-colored flowers. Unlike var. rosense, var. beatleyae is commonly encountered at lower elevations in the foothills of Great Basin ranges and occurs at higher elevations only in the Toiyabe Mountains.