GROWTH HABIT: Erect, long-lived perennial, reproducing by seed, plant may form a ring of plants as the older center dies out and new stems grow on the outside edges.
LEAVES: Palmate compound, 7 leaflets, coarse stiff hair on upper and lower surfaces, yellowish green.
STEMS: One of several, 12 to 28 inches tall, branched near top, covered with hairs. Numerous leaves along stem, few from base.
FLOWER: ½ to 1 inch in diameter, pale yellow, large yellowish green buds. May bloom late May throughout summer.
ROOTS: Woody (No rhizomes).
SEEDS: Very tiny 1/20 inch in diameter, rough.
OTHER: Forms dense monocultures, reduces grass production.