This native perennial wildflower is in the Sunflower family, or called the Asteraceae family by botanist. This flower looks like a very low growing sunflower and is bright yellow. It so low growing that this large flower might suprise you when you find it hiding in the grasses. Also called Narrow Mule-ear the leaves are soft and fuzzy and about the size and shape of a mule's ears. As with most wildflowers Wyethia a. is found in sunny grasslands. Here in San Francisco we have many locations to find this plant like Glen Park Canyon, Bayview Hill, McLaren Park and Twin Peaks and is bloom March to May.