Liatris ligulistylis (A. Nelson) K. Schum.
Rocky Mountain blazing star, Meadow blazing star
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Lacinaria ligulistylis
USDA Symbol: LILI
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink , Purple
Growing ConditionsSoil Moisture: Moist
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
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National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Suppliers DirectoryAccording to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Enchanter's Garden - Hinton, WV
Prairie Nursery - Westfield, WI
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
* Available Online from Wildflower Center Store
BibliographyBibref 946 - Gardening with Prairie Plants: How to Create Beautiful Native Landscapes (2002) Wasowski, Sally
* The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants An Illustrated Guide (2011) Adelman, Charlotte and Schwartz, Bernard L.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Liatris ligulistylis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Liatris ligulistylis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Liatris ligulistylis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2012-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff