Eupatorium greggii Mistflower
PERENNIAL. When not in flower, identify by light bright green
lacy-looking opposite leaves that are deeply divided into many lobes.
Flowers are ragged fuzzy tufts at the end of long stems; color is a unique
and unmistakable bluish-lavender. Blooms after summer rains, August-frost.
Spreads by short runners, forming dense colonies. Flowers attract
butterflies. In the Empires, occasional under trees in damp, sandy,
shady locations in small canyons.
FAMILY: Asteraceae (Composite or Daisy Family)