- 1 - 3' tall
- Blooms May to September
- Flower heads form tight clusters with 5 - 30 heads per stem
- Leavesmostly basal, lance-shaped, up to 6" long andhairy, form dense mat at base
- Stems, leaves, andbracts have dense blackish hairs and exude milky sap when broken
- Seeds black, tiny, plumed
- Reproduces by seeds, rhizomes, and stolons
There are few occurrences of this species documented in Colorado. View the knownNorth American Distribution Map.
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