Perennials, 5-15+ cm. Caudices ± branched, branches notably thickened distally. Stems 1-15, erect, unbranched. Leaves all basal (new leaves tightly clustered); blades obovate or oblanceolate to linear-oblanceolate, entire, densely hairy (not strigoso-canescent), ± gland-dotted. Heads 1-15 per plant, borne singly. Peduncles 4-15 cm, ± hairy. Involucres 5-9 × 6-10 mm. Outer phyllaries 8-10, 4-5(-6) mm, margins 0-0.2 mm wide, sometimes slightly scarious, abaxial faces densely hairy. Ray florets 0. Disc florets 20-40; corollas yellow, 2.5-4 mm. Cypselae 2.8-4 mm; pappi of 5-6 ovate to lanceolate or obovate to oblanceolate, aristate scales 2.5-3.5 mm. Flowering May. Low gypsum hills; of conservation concern; ca. 1000 m; Ariz. Tetraneuris verdiensis is found only at or near the type locality, east of Camp Verde, Yavapai County.