Erigeron compositus var discoideus

Gold Buttons
Erigeron compositus

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Cutleaf Daisy, Dwarf Mountain Fleabane
Photo taken on: July 21, 2010
Location: Union Canyon, GV, CO
Life Zones: Montane to alpine
Habitat: Rocky, dry slopes

Grows to 8" with long-stemmed, deeply cut, mostly basal leaves. Flower heads have disk flowers only. This is the rayless form of the Cutleaf Daisy.

Flora of North America reference.

Yellow Round Clusters