A pretty perennial plant, about fourteen inches tall, with a slender, slightly woolly flower-stem, springing from a pretty cluster of smooth bluish-green leaves, sometimes toothless, and bearing a handsome bright yellow flower, from one to two inches across, the involucre often covered with white wool. This grows on dry slopes, as far east as Colorado.
There are a good many kinds of Malacothrix, natives of the western and southwestern United States.
Goat Chicory-Agoserls glauca. CHICORY FAMILY. Cicoriaceae.