Clusters of light pink or lavender flowers followed by warty seedpods filled with seeds attached to long white hairs.
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:No serious insect or disease problems. Caterpillars of Monarch butterfly will feed on this plant. Milweed beetles and milkweed bugs are also common but do little damage.
Found in fields and along roadsides. Monarch butterfly larvae feed on the foliage of this plant and absorb chemicals that make them toxic to predators. This plant can grow very aggressively.