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Liatris Gaertn. ex Schreb.
blazing star

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General Information
Symbol: LIATR
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
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Native Status:
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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family
Genus Liatris Gaertn. ex Schreb. – blazing star

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 48 species of Liatris . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Liatris acidota</i>
Engelm. & A. Gray
Liatris acidota
sharp blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris aestivalis</i>
G.L. Nesom & R. O'Kennon
Liatris aestivalis
blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris aspera</i>
Michx.
Liatris aspera
tall blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris ×boykinii</i>
Torr. & A. Gray (pro sp.) [<i>
elegans × tenuifolia</i>
]
Liatris ×boykinii [ elegans × tenuifolia ]
blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris bracteata</i>
Gaiser
Liatris bracteata
bracted blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris chapmanii</i>
Torr. & A. Gray
Liatris chapmanii
Chapman's blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris cokeri</i>
Pyne & Stucky
Liatris cokeri
Sandhill's blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris cylindracea</i>
Michx.
Liatris cylindracea
Ontario blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris cymosa</i>
(H. Ness) K. Schum.
Liatris cymosa
branched blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris densispicata</i>
(Bush) Gaiser
Liatris densispicata
densespike blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris elegans</i>
(Walter) Michx.
Liatris elegans
pinkscale blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris elegantula</i>
(Greene) K. Schum.
Liatris elegantula
shaggy blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris ×fallacior</i>
(Lunell) Rydb. (pro sp.) [<i>
ligulistylis × punctata</i>
]
Liatris ×fallacior [ ligulistylis × punctata ]
blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris ×freemaniana</i>
J. Allison [<i>
cylindracea × oligocephala</i>
]
Liatris ×freemaniana [ cylindracea × oligocephala ]
hybrid blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris ×frostii</i>
Gaiser [<i>
aspera × pycnostachya</i>
]
Liatris ×frostii [ aspera × pycnostachya ]
blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris garberi</i>
A. Gray
Liatris garberi
Garber's blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris gholsonii</i>
L.C. Anderson
Liatris gholsonii
Gholson's blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris ×gladewitzii</i>
(Farw.) Farw. ex Shinners [<i>
cylindracea × spheroidea</i>
]
Liatris ×gladewitzii [ cylindracea × spheroidea ]
blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris glandulosa</i>
G.L. Nesom & R. O'Kennon
Liatris glandulosa
glandular blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris gracilis</i>
Pursh
Liatris gracilis
slender blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris helleri</i>
Porter
Liatris helleri
Heller's blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris ×johnsonii</i>
M. White [<i>
pycnostachya × squarrosa var. glabrata</i>
]
Liatris ×johnsonii [ pycnostachya × squarrosa var. glabrata ]
Johnson's blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris lancifolia</i>
(Greene) Kittell
Liatris lancifolia
lanceleaf blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris ligulistylis</i>
(A. Nelson) K. Schum.
Liatris ligulistylis
Rocky Mountain blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris ×macdanieliana</i>
J. Allison [<i>
cylindracea × squarrosa</i>
]
Liatris ×macdanieliana [ cylindracea × squarrosa ]
hybrid blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris microcephala</i>
(Small) K. Schum.
Liatris microcephala
smallhead blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris ohlingerae</i>
(S.F. Blake) B.L. Rob.
Liatris ohlingerae
Florida blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris oligocephala</i>
J. Allison
Liatris oligocephala
Cahaba torch Distribution of <i>
Liatris ×orzellii</i>
G.L Nesom [<i>
elegans var. elegans × tenuis</i>
]
Liatris ×orzellii [ elegans var. elegans × tenuis ]
Orzell's blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris patens</i>
G.L. Nesom & Kral
Liatris patens
spreading blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris pauciflora</i>
Pursh
Liatris pauciflora
fewflower blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris pilosa</i>
(Aiton) Willd.
Liatris pilosa
shaggy blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris provincialis</i>
Godfrey
Liatris provincialis
Godfrey's blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris punctata</i>
Hook.
Liatris punctata
dotted blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris pycnostachya</i>
Michx.
Liatris pycnostachya
prairie blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris ×ridgwayi</i>
Standl. [<i>
pycnostachya × squarrosa</i>
]
Liatris ×ridgwayi [ pycnostachya × squarrosa ]
blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris savannensis</i>
Kral & G.L. Nesom
Liatris savannensis
savanna blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris scariosa</i>
(L.) Willd.
Liatris scariosa
devil's bite Distribution of <i>
Liatris spheroidea</i>
Michx.
Liatris spheroidea
spherical blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris spicata</i>
(L.) Willd.
Liatris spicata
dense blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris squarrosa</i>
(L.) Michx.
Liatris squarrosa
scaly blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris squarrulosa</i>
Michx.
Liatris squarrulosa
Appalachian blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris ×steelei</i>
Gaiser [<i>
aspera × spicata</i>
]
Liatris ×steelei [ aspera × spicata ]
blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris tenuifolia</i>
Nutt.
Liatris tenuifolia
shortleaf blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris tenuis</i>
Shinners
Liatris tenuis
Gulf blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris turgida</i>
Gaiser
Liatris turgida
turgid blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris virgata</i>
Nutt.
Liatris virgata
wand blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris ×weaveri</i>
Shinners [<i>
aspera × punctata</i>
]
Liatris ×weaveri [ aspera × punctata ]
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