Stems. - Downy or woolly, three to eighteen inches high. Leaves. - Silky, woolly when young; those from the root, oval, three-nerved; those on the flowering stems, small, lance-shaped. Flower-heads. - Crowded, clustered, small, yellowish-white, composed entirely of tubular flowers.

In early spring the hillsides are whitened with this, the earliest of the everlastings.