Prairie Smoke in flower
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 7
April - June
Oddly-shaped (round with appendages), deep rosy pink flowers, followed by seeds with long plumes (like puffs of smoke); dissected leaves.
Full sun to partial shade; moist, well drained sites. Prairie Smoke tolerates some dryness.
Found in prairies. Can spread underground, but usually not rapidly. Listed as threatened in Michigan.