Sichuan: Aba Xian.
SE of the city of Aba on highway 301 (road to Maerkang) at Ayila Shan, between kilometer markers 1084 and 1086.
Open meadows with dwarf (ca. 1.2 m tall) shrub thickets of Sibiraea, Spiraea and adjacent Picea forest in ravine. Soil black clay loam or stony loam
Among grasses in meadow.Involucral bracts dark green; florets yellow, abaxially brownish; stigma greenish yellow; Growing with Taraxacum (no. 49433).
D. E. Boufford, K. Fujikawa, S. L. Kelley, R. H. Ree, B. Xu, D. C. Zhang, J. W. Zhang, T. C. Zhang, W. D. Zhu