Family, Composite. Color, rose purple. Flowers, all tubular, with a roundish involucre whose bracts are tipped with a brown fringe, or some of them merely lacerated. Leaves, not pinnately cut, the lower on long petioles, the upper sessile or clasping, lance-shape, all woolly and hairy; those under the heads of flowers small. Stem, 1 to 2 feet high, rough-woolly, stiff, much branched. July to September.

Fields, waste places, and roadsides, New Jersey northward.