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Liatris spicata (Button snakewort)

Other names: Kansas gay feather, Blazing star, Liatris callilepis , Liatris calilepis , Gayfeather

L. spicata is an upright, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with linear to narrowly lance-shaped, dark green leaves and erect stems bearing spikes of purple-pink flowers in late summer and early autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.7m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Liatris microcephala (Dwarf blazing star)

Other names: Narrow leaf blazing star, Narrow-leaf blazing star, Smallhead blazing star, Appalachian blazing star, Smallhead gayfeather

L. microcephala is a compact, upright, deciduous perennial with linear, dark green leaves and erect, leafy stems bearing spikes of fluffy, reddish-purple flowers in midsummer.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
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Ultimate height 0.6m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Liatris aspera (Rough blazing star)

L. aspera is an upright, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with narrowly lance-shaped, dark green leaves and sturdy stems bearing dense spikes of reddish-purple flowers in late summer and early autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.9m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Liatris scariosa (Devil's bite)

Other names: Blazing star, Northern blazing star

L. scariosa is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with sturdy, hairy stems bearing narrowly ovate to lance-shaped, rough, dark green leaves and dense spikes of reddish-purple flowerheads in early autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 1.2m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Liatris elegans (Elegant gayfeather)

Other names: Elegant blazing star, Pink-scale gayfeather, Pinkscale gayfeather, Pinkscale blazingstar, Pinkscale blazing star

L. elegans is a variable, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with linear, dark green leaves and erect, leafy stems bearing narrow spikes of tubular, pale pink to purple-pink flowers from late summer into autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
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Ultimate height 1.2m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Liatris patens (Spreading blazing star)

Other names: Spreading gayfeather, Georgia blazing star, Georgia gayfeather

L. patens is an erect, deciduous perennial with short, linear, dark green leaves and open spikes of long-stalked, fluffy, purple-pink flowers in autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
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Ultimate height 0.9m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Liatris pycnostachya (Prairie blazing star)

Other names: Prairie blazingstar, Prairie gayfeather, Thick-spiked blazing star

L. pycnostachya is an upright, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with linear to narrowly lance-shaped, dark green leaves and erect stems bearing terminal spikes of fluffy, pink or purple-pink flowers in summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 1.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Liatris tenuifolia (Shortleaf blazing star)

Other names: Slender blazing star, Shortleaf gayfeather, Shortleaf liatris, Fineleaf blazing star, Fineleaf gayfeather, Fineleaf liatris, Scrub blazing star, Thread-leaf gayfeather

L. tenuifolia is a cormous, borderline hardy, deciduous perennial with a basal rosette of needle-like, mid-green leaves and, from late summer into autumn, slender stems bearing open racemes of purple-pink flowers with prominent styles.
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Ultimate spread 0.45m
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Ultimate height 1.2m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Liatris elegantula (Shaggy blazing star)

Other names: Grassleaf gayfeather, Greene's elegant gayfeather, Greene's elegant blazing star, Elegant shaggy gayfeather, Elegant shaggy blazing star, Lacinaria elegantula, Liatris graminifolia var. elegantula, Liatris pilosa var. elegantula

L. elegantula is a cormous, deciduous perennial with a single, unbranched stem bearing linear to narrowly oblong, mid-green leaves and open racemes of purple-pink flowerheads from late summer into autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
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Ultimate height 1m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Liatris squarrosa (Scaly blazing star)

Other names: Scaly gayfeather, Scaly liatris, Scaly blazingstar

L. squarrosa is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with upright to arching, linear, mid-green leaves and, from early summer to early autumn, loose racemes of purple-pink flowers with prominent styles.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.6m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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