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Nature Photography by Paul Rebmann
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DENSE BLAZING STAR
MARSH BLAZING STAR
Occassional plant of sandhills and flatwoods throughout most of Florida. The range extends from Louisiana to Wisconsin eastward except extreme northeast New England.
Dense blazing star has a smooth or nearly smooth stem typically a meter tall or more. The many heads of purple florets are sessile in a spikelike raceme. Leaves are alternate, linear, smooth or nearly so and non-cilliate at the base. The lower stem leaves are largest.
Other species of the Liatris genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
View Liatris tenuifolia - SHORTLEAF BLAZING STAR
View Liatris provincialis - GODFREY'S BLAZING STAR
View Liatris ohlingerae - FLORIDA GAYFEATHER
View Liatris elegans - PINKSCALE GAYFEATHER
View Liatris gracilis - SLENDER GAYFEATHER