Liatris spicata - Marsh Blazing Star, Dense Blazing Star

  Family: Asteraceae Growth Form: Forb/Herb
  Hydro Zone: NWL to +12 NWC: FAC
  C-value: 6 Max Height: 4
  Hardiness Zones: 3 9 Light: Full sun part shade
  Bloom: 13 July 28 Sept. Collect Seed: Fall
   
  Similar Species: Echinacea pallida, Liatris spp.
   
  Distinguishing Characteristics: Tallest of the genus with upright spikes bearing dense clusters of flowers.
 
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