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Search Results:     Genus: Liatris  

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Checklist from Wisconsin State Herbarium
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      Family Asteraceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Liatris Gaertn. ex Schreb. *
              blazing-star, gay-feather (DISTRIBUTION MAP GALLERY of SPECIES)
            Liatris aspera Michx. * +
              lacerate blazing-star, rough blazing-star, tall gay-feather
                 Lacinaria aspera (Michx.) Greene
                 Liatris aspera Michx. f. benkei (J.F.Macbr.) Fernald
                 Liatris aspera Michx. var. aspera
                 Liatris aspera Michx. var. intermedia (Lunell) Gaiser
                 Liatris aspera Michx. var. typica Gaiser
                 Liatris scariosa (L.) Willd. f. benkei J.F.Macbr.
Image of Liatris aspera Michx.
            Liatris aspera Michx. X L. cylindracea Michx. +
                 Liatris X gladewitzii (Farw.) Farw. ex Shinners, sensu Johnson & Iltis (1964)
            Liatris aspera Michx. X L. ligulistylis (A.Nelson) K.Schum. +
            Liatris cylindracea Michx. * +
              cylindrical blazing-star, few-headed blazing-star
                 Lacinaria cylindracea (Michx.) Kuntze
                 Liatris cylindracea Michx. f. bartelii Steyerm.
                 Liatris cylindracea Michx. var. solitaria MacMill.
Image of Liatris cylindracea Michx.
            Liatris ligulistylis (A.Nelson) K.Schum. * +
              northern plains blazing-star, showy blazing-star
                 Lacinaria ligulistylis A.Nelson
Image of Liatris ligulistylis (A.Nelson) K.Schum.
            Liatris punctata Hook. var. nebraskana Gaiser * +
              dotted blazing-star, Nebraska gay-feather
Image of Liatris punctata Hook. var. nebraskana Gaiser
            Liatris pycnostachya Michx. * +
              prairie blazing-star, thick-spike blazing-star, thick-spike gay-feather
                 Lacinaria bebbiana Rydb.
                 Lacinaria pycnostachya (Michx.) Kuntze
                 Liatris pycnostachya Michx. f. hubrichti E.S.Anderson
Image of Liatris pycnostachya Michx.
            Liatris pycnostachya Michx. X L. spicata (L.) Willd. +
            Liatris scariosa (L.) Willd. var. niewlandii Lunell
              [Excluded] Nieuwland's gayfeather
                 Liatris deamii (Lunell) Shinners f. albina Shinners
            Liatris spicata (L.) Willd. * +
              dense gay-feather, marsh blazing-star, marsh gay-feather, sessile blazing-star, sessile-headed blazing-star
                 Lacinaria spicata (L.) Kuntze
                 Serratula spicata L.
Image of Liatris spicata (L.) Willd.
            Liatris X steelei Gaiser +
              Steele's gay-feather

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