Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


820

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in diabase barrens, other glades and barrens, prairies, open woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate & basal

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

FRUIT:
Fall
Blackish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Liatris squarrulosa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Liatris squarrulosa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-30-010:
Liatris earlei   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Blazing-star, Earle's Blazing-star