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Liatris microcephala (Smallhead blazing star)
Cressler, Alan

Liatris microcephala

Liatris microcephala (Small) K. Schum.

Smallhead Blazing Star, Smallhead Gayfeather, Smallhead Liatris

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Lacinaria microcephala

USDA Symbol: LIMI7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , GA , KY , NC , SC

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-09-24
Research By: SET

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