Synonym: Viguera multiflora A long-lived, native perennial with flowers of golden yellow. Often growing in small bushy clumps, this bright sunflower is abundant in summer and fall mountain meadows, frequently brightening many acres; blooms July to September. Its long, narrow leaves are almost an olive drab. Flowers start with a green central disk and tiny green rays, gradually changing to golden disks and golden-yellow rays. Prefers full sun to partial shade in rich to well-drained soils. Common and widely distributed in the Intermountain West.