Carphephorus Paniculatus, or more commonly know as Hairy Chaffhead, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and purple flowers of the genus Carphephorus. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 3 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late summer and is tolerant of shade. Carphephorus Paniculatus or Hairy Chaffhead's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
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