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1 Involucre 6.5-8 mm; achenes 3.5-4.5 mm long; stems, leaves, and involucres spreading pubescent; pseudostipule a low ridge with a tomentose fringe; stem 6-angled; [of se. SC southward]
..2 Leaves usually medium green; corollas pinkish to purplish, 3.5-4 mm long; phyllaries linear-lanceolate, 5-6 mm long, hairy with segmented hairs; inflorescence branches hairy; pseudostipule a low ridge with membranous, narrowly awl-shaped projections; [widespread in our area]
....3 Leaves deltate-ovate and short pointed, densely glandular, thick
....3 Leaves ovate to triangular ovate and pointed, not glandular, membranous