Liatris punctata Hook. var. mucronata (DC.) B.L. Turner
Texas Liatris, Texas Blazing Star, Texas Gayfeather, Cusp Liatris, Cusp Blazing star, Cusp Gayfeather, Narrow-leaf Liatris, Narrow-leaf Blazing Star, Narrow-leaf Gayfeather
Asteraceae (Aster Family)USDA Symbol: LIPUM2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Liatris punctata var. mucronata
Gay-Feather, Blazing Star
Location: On Canyon Dam Road off Hwy 306.ke Island.
Habitat: Sparse colony along caliche roadside.
Description: Erect perennial to 6.5 dm tall, with few stems. Pappus plumose. Heads 4-6 flowered. Head-bearing region spiciform. All phyllaries mucronate. Corolla purple.
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: Sep 29, 1995
Specimen number: 225
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1059
Accession Date: Oct 24, 1995
Accession Number: 87 Annotations: SCFXC (In flower & fruit)