Sichuan: Maerkang (Barkam) Xian.
E of the city of Maerkang on road to Li Xian, then S on a dirt road to Maomuchu Cun.
Along stream and adjacent slopes with remnant forests of Picea and Betula with Hippophaë, Rosa, Cotoneaster, and Hypericum.
Openings in forest.Dominant herb. Stem purplish; involucral bracts pale green; ray florets yellow; disc florets greenish yellow; stigma greenish yellow.
D. E. Boufford, K. Fujikawa, S. L. Kelley, R. H. Ree, B. Xu, J. W. Zhang, T. C. Zhang, W. D. Zhu