-Rough eyelashweed blooming at left along the School Canyon Trail #368 within the first half mile of the trail, Badger Creek Wilderness.........May 10, 2015. The photo at right shows rough eyelashweed beginning to bloom along the Ryhyolite Loop, just west of Pilot Butte, Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument......May 26, 2021.
3 to 5 three-forked ray flowers surrounding several disk flowers. Ray flowers white with 3 purplish rays on the underside of each ray. Many narrow stem leaves. Plants to 1 foot tall. Flowers from May into June.
Dry open flats in the sagebrush and pinyon-juniper communities to 2200 m.
From southeast Washington south along the eastern edge of the Cascades to central California, east to the western edge of northern Idaho, the Snake River plains of central Idaho, and northeast Nevada.
The photo above shows a close-up of the disk and ray flowers of the attractive annual known as blepharipappus. Photographed about 1 mile east of the Deschutes River on slopes above Oregon Highway 216.........April 19, 2007.