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Liatris scariosa (L.) Willd.
Northern blazing-star; Liatris nieuwlandii

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Liatris scariosa
© Les Mehrhoff, 2008-2010 · 5
Liatris scariosa

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Liatris scariosa
© Les Mehrhoff, 2008-2010 · 3
Liatris scariosa
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Liatris scariosa

Liatris scariosa
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Liatris scariosa
Liatris scariosa
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Liatris scariosa

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Apidae  Bombus fervidus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Bombus pensylvanicus @ AMNH_BEE (3)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Septoria liatridis @ BPI (5)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia liatridis @ BPI (3)

Puccinia poarum @ 091620B (1); BPI (5); 091620A (1)
Uropyxidaceae  Aecidium liatridis @ BPI (1)

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Liatris scariosa (L.) Willd.
devil's bite

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General Information
Symbol: LISC2
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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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
Species Liatris scariosa (L.) Willd. – devil's bite

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 3 subspecies of Liatris scariosa . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Liatris scariosa</i>
(L.) Willd. var. <i>
(Lunell) E.G. Voss
Liatris scariosa var. nieuwlandii
Nieuwland's blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris scariosa</i>
(L.) Willd. var. <i>
Liatris scariosa var. novae-angliae
New England blazing star Distribution of <i>
Liatris scariosa</i>
(L.) Willd. var. <i>
scariosa </i>
Liatris scariosa var. scariosa
devil's bite

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Threatened and Endangered Information:
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Maine northern blazing star Threatened

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain UPL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Midwest UPL
Northcentral & Northeast UPL

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University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (LISC2)



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Number of matches : 3
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Liatris scariosa var. novae-angliae%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Liatris scariosa var. novae-angliae
Liatris scariosa var. novae-angliae
New England Blazing Star
ID: 0000 0000 0314 1595 [detail]
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg

Liatris scariosa var. novae-angliae
Liatris scariosa var. novae-angliae
New England Blazing Star
ID: 0000 0000 0314 1596 [detail]
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg

Liatris scariosa var. novae-angliae
Liatris scariosa var. novae-angliae
New England Blazing Star
ID: 0000 0000 0314 1597 [detail]
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg

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