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Liatris acidota (Sharp blazing star)
Fannon, Carolyn

Liatris acidota

Sharp blazing star

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: liac

USDA Native Status:

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: 2-3
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Blooming season may extend to June to November

Distribution

USA: LA , TX

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Butterflies
Nectar Source: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1089 Collected 2007-09-06 in Hardin County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Liatris acidota in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Liatris acidota in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Liatris acidota

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-10-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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