Liatris squarrosa
Blazing Blaz"ing, a. Burning with a blaze; as, a blazing fire; blazing torches. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

{Blazing star}. (a) A comet. [Obs.] (b) A brilliant center of attraction. (c) (Bot.) A name given to several plants; as, to {Cham[ae]lirium luteum} of the Lily family; {Liatris squarrosa}; and {Aletris farinosa}, called also {colicroot} and {star grass}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Liatris squarrosa — Rattlesnake Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Liatris squarrosa — ID 47387 Symbol Key LISQ Common Name scaly blazing star Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CO, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Liatris squarrosa var. squarrosa — ID 47396 Symbol Key LISQS Common Name scaly blazing star Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, OH, SC, TN …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Liatris squarrosa var. alabamensis — ID 47388 Symbol Key LISQA Common Name Alabama blazing star Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, LA, MS, TX Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Liatris squarrosa var. compacta — ID 47390 Symbol Key LISQC Common Name scaly blazing star Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AR Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Liatris squarrosa var. glabrata — ID 47392 Symbol Key LISQG Common Name scaly blazing star Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AR, CO, IA, KS, MO, NE, OK, SD, TN, TX Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Liatris squarrosa var. hirsuta — ID 47394 Symbol Key LISQH Common Name scaly blazing star Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, GA, IA, KS, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, NE, OK, SC, TN, TX Growth Habit …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Liatris squarrosa (L.) Michx. var. squarrosa — Symbol LISQS Common Name scaly blazing star Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Liatris squarrosa (L.) Michx. var. squarrosa — Symbol LISQS Common Name scaly blazing star Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Liatris squarrosa (L.) Michx. — Symbol LISQ Common Name scaly blazing star Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

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