• Growth 1 to 3 feet tall
• Flowers May to August
• The ray flowers range in color from yellow to red to brown, providing an interesting display.
• Consumed by wildlife and livestock in the early stages of growth.
• The Great Plains Indians brewed tea from the leaves and flowers of this plant. They also used a decoction of leaves and stems to treat poison ivy and rattlesnake bites.
• Adapted to dry prairies, open waste ground, and roadsides.