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Liatris squarrulosa (Appalachian blazing star)
Stuart, Will

Liatris squarrulosa

Liatris squarrulosa Michx.

Appalachian Blazing Star, Appalachian Gayfeather, Appalachian Liatris

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Lacinaria ruthii, Lacinaria shortii, Lacinaria tracyi, Liatris earlei, Liatris scabra, Liatris scariosa var. squarrulosa

USDA Symbol: LISQ2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MO , NC , OH , OK , SC , TN , TX

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


Record Modified: 2017-12-20
Research By: SET

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