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Liatris pycnostachya
prairie blazing star Aster Family
Liatris pycnostachya Asteraceae
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common names
  prairie blazing star
  cat-tail gayfeather
accepted scientific name
  Liatris pycnostachya Michx.
rules for finding collection records
  Liatris pycnostachya (1686)
family name
  Asteraceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is .25 to .5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of June thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (46%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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Grassland
Disturbed
Forest
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native Not Present

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