Distribution: Sparingly introduced in Klickitat County.
Habitat: Waste places
Origin: Introduced from Central and South America
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Freely branched annual, 2-7 dm. tall, the stem with a few spreading hairs.
Leaves opposite, simple, somewhat toothed, ovate or lance-ovate, petiolate, 2-7 cm. long and 1-4 cm. wide.
Heads numerous in leafy cymes, the disk 3-6 mm. wide; rays few, white, short and broad, pistillate and fertile, with pappus scales usually wanting; pappus scales of disk flowers fringed and blunt; involucre bracts few and broad, joined at the base, each subtending a ray; receptacle conic, chaffy throughout.