waste places, roadsides.
Up to 45cms tall.
Seeds are dispersed by wind and also cling to clothing and animal
fur, and as contaminates of commercially exchanged seeds; the
distribution of this plant throughout the world has been difficult if
not impossible to contain.
Reported to be both poisonous for human ingestion and also medicinal;
much of the contradiction can be found by closely reviewing the dose of
the poisonous substance that is ingested. Best look at this as poisonous
to be on the safe side.