18 inches to 3 feet tall.
Flower: Small, .25 to .5 inch, cone shaped,
and usually pink, but can be white to purple. Small leaves (bracts)
lay flat against the base of the flower head and are topped with
a rounded papery margin.
Leaves: First growing season as a rosette. Following season,
stems are erect and multi-branched, and covered with fine white
hairs that gives them a blue-green color. Leaves are blue-green,
toothed or lobed, and covered with fine hair.
Other: Dense colonies can form from widely spreading black