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Liatris microcephala
narrow-leaf blazing-star Aster Family
Liatris microcephala Asteraceae
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common names
  narrow-leaf blazing-star
   smallhead blazing star
  smallhead gayfeather
accepted scientific name
  Liatris microcephala (Small) K. Schum.
rules for finding collection records
  Liatris microcephala (140)
family name
  Asteraceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of July thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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