Etymology: Packera: after John G. Packer, a Canadian biosystematist
Plants: perennial forb
Leaves: basal leaves spoon-like and on a long stalk.
Flowers: head with 0, 8 or 10 yellow rays often less than 1/4" long
Conservation Status: Threatened
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 10, Wetland Indicator = FACW* WIS DNR-Bureau of Endangered Resources: Detailed information on Wisconsin listed species including state and federal status, photos, etc. USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources: Rare Species Guide; description, conservation, photos, maps, etc.