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Liatris tenuis

Liatris tenuis Shinners

Gulf Blazing Star, Gulf Gayfeather, Gulf Liatris

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: LITE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: May bloom as early as June.

Distribution

USA: LA , TX

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Research Literature

Reslit 1676 - Effects of re-introducing fire to a central Florida sandhill community (2004) K. O. Reinhart and E. S. Menges

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-09-24
Research By: TWC Staff

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