||Spring, summer, fall
||Dry, fields, roadsides
||Flowers form flat clusters. Individual flowers are actually 2 large colored bracts that surround an extremely small green flower.
||Leaves are narrow, lance-shaped, 1-3″ long scattered on the stem.
||This is a very aggressive European import officially considered a noxious weed in Michigan. If the rootstock is cut, each root section will grow into a new plant.