Flowers just opening. Note the three ray flowers on the right flower head have just opened. Like all plants in the Composite Family, the flower head is composed of multiple tiny individual disc and ray flowers.
Side view of flower.
Flower buds of Prairie Dock.
This shows the joint of a flower stem where it branches off from the main upright stem.
The leaves are large and rough. They occur only at the base of the plant (basal leaves).
This photo shows a field of Prairie Dock with a person for comparison.