dense blazing star
Liatris spicata (L.) WilldenowAsteraceae

common name synonyms: blazing-star, button snakewort, gayfeather, prairie-pine

scientific name synonyms: L. callilepis, Serratula spicata L., Laciniaria spicata (L.) Kuntze

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Asterales

growth form: herb

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: North America

invasiveness notes: benign

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth