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Liatris pycnostachya

Liatris pycnostachya Michx.

Prairie blazing star, Prairie gayfeather, Prairie liatris, Kansas blazing star, Kansas gayfeather, Kansas liatris, Cat-tail blazing star, Cat-tail gayfeather, Cat-tail liatris, Hairy button-snakeroot

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


Liatris pycnostachya (Prairie blazing star) #37173

Image Information

Photographer: Fannon, Carolyn
County: Jasper
State: TX
Location Notes: Angelina National Forest along a dusty, sandy road.
Accession date: 2014-01-31
Filename: CF_IMG0790.JPG
Slide Index: 073105-0461.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: An adult Hoary Edge Skipper butterfly (Achalarus lyciades) is nectaring at a crowded spike of flowers that blooms basipetally (from the top downward).
Date Taken: 2005-07-31
NPIN Image Id: 37173

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Date: 2013-12-05

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