Leaf blades 50–150(–250) × 10–50(–80+) mm. Peduncles 1–5+ cm, bristly hispid. Calyculi: bracts 9–15+ × 3–5+ mm, margins and tips bristly-ciliate. Phyllaries often sigmoid in fruit, abaxial faces and tips bristly. Cypselae: bodies 2.5–3 mm, beaks 2.5–5 mm; pappi 4–7 mm. 2n = 10.
Hispid annual or perennial herb, up to 1 m high. Radical and lower stem leaves oblanceolate, narrowed to petiole-like base, irregularly toothed; upper leaves lanceolate to oblong, sessile, clasping. Outer bracts large, ovate-cordate. Achenes long-beaked. Flowers yellow; December to March and in June.
Annual or perennial herb, up to 1 m high; hispid; with milky latex. Leaves alternate; blade of basal and lower stem leaves narrowly obovate, narrowed to petiole-like base, margins irregularly dentate; blade of upper leaves narrowly ovate to oblong, sessile, clasping, sometimes decurrent on stem. Heads ligulate, on short peduncles arranged in irregular corymb. Involucral bracts: outer bracts large, ovate-cordate; inner bracts linear to very narrowly ovate, apex long subulate. Receptacle epaleate. Flowers: yellow; Jan., May. Fruit with cypsela of 2 kinds: the outer hairy, with short beak, embraced by involucral bracts; the inner glabrous, wrinkled, long-beaked. Pappus of outer cypsela reduced bristles, of inner cypsela plumose bristles.
A stout, erect, hispid, annual or perennial herb, stem to 100 cm, irregularly branched. Radical and lower stem leaves oblanceolate, narrowed below into a petiole-like base, up to 20 x 2.5 cm, irregularly toothed, upper leaves lanceolate to oblong, up to 10 x 2 cm, sessile, clasping, sometimes decurrent. Heads about 1.5 cm across on short peduncles arranged in an irregular corymb. Outer involucral bracts 5, ovate-cordate, leaflike, inner bracts c. 10, linear-lanceolate with a long, subulate, hispid process behind the tip. Flowers yellow. Achenes dimorphic, the outer villous, c. 3 mm long with a short beak and reduced pappus, embraced by the involucral bracts and retained in the head, inner glabrous, c. 2.5 mm long, transversely wrinkled, long-beaked, with copious plumose pappus, dispersed.