Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3984

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in xeric sands of scrub and longleaf pine sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Purplish-blue
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Liatris chapmanii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Liatris chapmanii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-30-X:
  FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Laciniaria chapmanii

 

COMMON NAME:
Chapman's Blazing-star


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image of Liatris chapmanii

Keith Bradley    kab_l_chapmanii_78128

June    Miami-Dade County    FL

Ludlam Pineland Preserve

image of Liatris chapmanii

Keith Bradley    kab_l_chapmanii_78155

June    Miami-Dade County    FL

Ludlam Pineland Preserve

Heads rigidly ascending, appressed to rachis, densely overlapping, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Liatris chapmanii

Keith Bradley    kab_l_chapmanii_71825

August    Miami-Dade County    FL

Ludlam Pineland Preserve

Heads sessile, relatively crowded in a cylindric arrangement, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Liatris chapmanii

Keith Bradley    kab_l_chapmanii_71829

August    Miami-Dade County    FL

Ludlam Pineland Preserve

Florets 3-4 [per head]; corolla tubes glabrous inside, per Flora of North America.

image of Liatris chapmanii

Keith Bradley    kab_liatris_chapmanii_11b

August    Miami-Dade County    FL

Ludlam Pineland Preserve

image of Liatris chapmanii

Keith Bradley    kab_liatris_chapmanii_11c

August    Miami-Dade County    FL

Ludlam Pineland Preserve

image of Liatris chapmanii

Keith Bradley    kab_liatris_chapmanii_11d

August    Miami-Dade County    FL

Ludlam Pineland Preserve

Stems hirtellous with spreading to slightly deflexed hairs. Leaves 1-veined, per Weakley's Flora.