Dense Blazing Star (Liatris spicata)
Image ID: 2014/mr57Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 1 to 5 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.2 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Mon River Trail
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.