[Members of the Sunflower Family with Button-like Flower Heads in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

American Sawwort, American Saw-wort

Saussaurea americana

American Sawwort, American Saw-wort: Saussaurea americana - American Sawwort, American Saw-wort: Saussaurea americana - American Sawwort, American Saw-wort: Saussaurea americana

American sawwort as seen along the Klickitat Trail #7 between Jackpot Lake and Cispus Point, Gifford Pinchot National Forest........July 4, 2015.

American Sawwort, American Saw-wort: Saussaurea americana

American sawwort as seen along Hellroaring Creek near where the Island Springs Trail crosses it........August 13, 2012.

American Sawwort, American Saw-wort: Saussaurea americana

A close-up of the involucres and flowers of american sawwort as seen along Hellroaring Creek near where the Island Springs Trail crosses it........August 13, 2012.

American Sawwort, American Saw-wort: Saussaurea americana

American sawwort still in bloom along the Pacific Crest Trail #2000 about one-half mile downhill to the southwest of Sheep Lake (northeast of Chinook Pass), Wenatchee National Forest.........August 25, 2014.

American Sawwort, American Saw-wort: Saussaurea americana - American Sawwort, American Saw-wort: Saussaurea americana

American sawwort in bud along the Goat Ridge Trail #95 in Jordan Basin, Goat Rocks Wilderness.......July 12, 2018.

American Sawwort, American Saw-wort: Saussaurea americana - American Sawwort, American Saw-wort: Saussaurea americana

Close-ups of the involucres and flowers of american sawwort as seen along Hellroaring Creek near where the Island Springs Trail crosses it........September 5, 2004.

Paul Slichter