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Liatris pycnostachya

Liatris pycnostachya Michx.

Prairie Blazing Star, Kansas Gayfeather, Cat-tail Gayfeather, Hairy Button-snakeroot

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


Liatris pycnostachya (Prairie blazing star) #37170

Image Information

Photographer: Fannon, Carolyn
State: TX
Location Notes: Angelina National Forest along a dusty, sandy road.
Accession date: 2014-01-31
Filename: CF_IMG0787.JPG
Slide Index: 073105-437.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: An adult Spicebush Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio troilus) nectaring at flowering plant; pubescence on the long leaves and bracts catch the light.
Date Taken: 2005-07-31
NPIN Image Id: 37170

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Date: 2014-03-18

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