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Liatris punctata var. mucronata

Liatris punctata Hook. var. mucronata (DC.) B.L. Turner

Texas Gayfeather, Texas Blazing Star, Texas Liatris, Cusp Liatris, Cusp Blazing Star, Cusp Gayfeather, Narrow-leaf Liatris, Narrow-leaf Blazing Star, Narrow-leaf Gayfeather

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Liatris punctata var. mucronata

Gay-Feather, Blazing Star


Location: On Canyon Dam Road off Hwy Island.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Comal
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)

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