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wand blazing star
Liatris virgata
wand blazing star Aster Family
Liatris virgata Asteraceae
common names
  wand blazing star
  dense blazing star
  grassleaf gayfeather
accepted scientific name
  Liatris virgata Nutt.
rules for finding collection records
  Liatris graminifolia smallii (6)
  Liatris regimontis (39)
  Liatris virgata (193)
family name
Image Author: Richard And Teresa Ware
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.4 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of July thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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