||Dry, sun, meadows, fields, dunes, roadsides
||Non-Native – INVASIVE
||Each plant produces 25-100 lavender flower heads. Each flower is a shaggy blossom about 1″ wide. Flowers are at the end of the stems. The central part of the flower consists of many individual tubular flowers. Each flower is surrounded underneath by black-tipped bracts.
||Lower leaves are deeply lobed 4-8″ long with many narrow lobes. There are only a few leaves on the stems and they are much smaller.
||Stems are rough, wiry, and grayish-green.