In Wildflowers Across the Prairies, Vance and Jowsey describe this plant as a "jungle of bare, rigid, tough stems, topped by a few flower heads."
The colours I saw were pale lavender and pink. Apparently the main flowering time is August.
|Close-up of Skeletonweed flower|
|Skeletonweed plant tangled with other wildflowers|
Prairie Wildflower: Skeletonweed (Lygodesmia juncea)
Where: Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan.
Photo Date: Close-up: July 27, 2011; plant, July 29, 2011.