GROWTH HABIT: Erect, bushy, annual or biennial. Reproduces by seed only.
LEAVES: Alternate, coarsely toothed, shallowly lobed, very hairy. Foliage has a foul odor.
STEMS: Erect, branched, 1-3 ft. tall.
FLOWER: Large, 1-2 inches in diameter, brownish-yellow with a purple center and purple veins. Flowers from upper leaf axils.
ROOTS: Medium taproot.
SEEDS: Tiny, black; hundreds in 1 inch long pineapple-shaped or vase-shaped seed capsules.
OTHER: All parts of this plant are toxic.