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Flower: Lavender, purple, to pinkish at end of stalk above leaves. Bloom late in summer. 5 petals. Leaves: Fern-like, ornate. Rounded lobes, green in summer to red in fall. Height: Up to 40 cm.
Open dry places, open woods, clearings, and rocky shores.
Seen in one large bunch around campsites in Blue Heron circle. Just on the side of the main road.
Spotted on Aug 11, 2013
Submitted on Aug 11, 2013