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Liatris spicata

Liatris spicata (L.) Willd.

Dense Blazing Star, Dense Gayfeather, Dense Liatris, Marsh Blazing Star, Marsh Gayfeather, Marsh Liatris

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


Liatris spicata (Dense blazing star) #59094

Image Information

Photographer: Stuart, Will
County: Alleghany
State: NC
Location Notes: Doughton Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway
Accession date: 2017-12-20
Filename: WCS_IMG0188.JPG
Slide Index: Liatris_spicata_20140730_0111
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: Close-up of a capitulescence with a nectaring adult Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly, Battus philenor. Photographer's note: "Per Weakley [botanist Alan S. Weakley in Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States], 'heads in a densely to loosely spiciform arrangement.' Flower heads sessile, bracts generally greenish."
Date Taken: 2014-07-30
NPIN Image Id: 59094

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: Joseph A. Marcus
Date: 2017-12-20

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