Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Brownplume Wirelettuce grows on dry, sandy sites on the foothills and plains. Leaves are gradually reduced along the stem, becoming quite small below the flowers. Flowers range from purple to white. Plants are 1 to 2 feet tall.
Plains, Foothills (3500-8500 ft.)
Time of bloom:
May - September
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers