Perennial herb from branched caudex. Stem: slender, gray-tomentose. Leaf: cauline, alternate, lanceolate to ovate, entire or toothed. Inflorescence: heads discoid, generally in ± flat-topped clusters; involucre obconic; phyllaries in 1–2 equal series; receptacle flat or convex, epaleate. Disk flower: generally 11–23; corolla white to cream [yellow], tube > throat; anther base short-tailed, tip narrowly lanceolate; style branches rounded-truncate. Fruit: ± cylindric; pappus of many bristles in 1–2 series.
2 species: northwestern North America. (Anagram of Inula) [Pelser et al. 2007 Taxon 56:1077–1104; Strother 2006 FNANM 20:627–628] [Jepson]
Status: Native [E-flora]