Perennials or subshrubs, 22-70 cm (often in dense clumps, stems upright to pendent or spreading); glabrous or puberulent, often glandular. Leaves: petioles 9-45(-80) mm; blades usually pinnately 3-foliolate (proximal) or 3-lobed, 14-30 × 4-20 mm, lobes much broadened distally, often cruciform, sometimes 3-lobed to divided, ultimate margins entire or lobed. Heads borne singly or (2-4) in corymbiform arrays, 8-11 × 9-12 mm. Peduncles 1-4 mm. Involucres broadly campanulate to hemispheric. Phyllaries 20-30, linear-lanceolate to oblanceolate, 4-7 × 0.8-1.5 mm. Ray florets 8-18; corollas yellow, laminae oblong to subovate, 4-10 × 2-4 mm. Disc florets 70-200; corollas yellow, tubes 1.5-2 mm, throats subtubular to narrowly funnelform, 2.5-3.5 mm, lobes 0.7-0.8 mm. Cypselae narrowly oblanceolate to narrow oblong-elliptic, 2.6-4 mm, margins notably calloused, sparsely short-hairy, sometimes glandular; pappi of 1(-3) bristles 3-4.6 mm, sometimes plus hyaline scales.