Flowers are in a spike-like cluster 6 to 18″ long of purple to pink flower heads.
|Season Bloom||July - September|
|Habitat||Part shade, sun; dry prairies, open woods, along roads|
|Leaf Description||Stem leaves are narrow and blade-like with a prominent central vein and pointed tip, averaging about 3" long. Basal and lower stem leaves, which usually wither away by flowering time, are up to 12" long, less grass-like in shape and are long stalked.|