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Taxon: Liatris pycnostachya Michx.

Genus: Liatris
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Eupatorieae subtribe: Liatrinae.
Nomen number: 22024
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 2:91. 1803
Name verified on: 15-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Mar-2012
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 17 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • button snakeroot   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • cattail gayfeather   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • prairie blazingstar   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • prairie gayfeather   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • thick-spike gayfeather   (Source: NRCS Cons Pl Mat ) – English
  • Prärie-Prachtscharte   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • blek rosenstav   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: revegetator   (for roadsides & prairies fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 1999)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Liatris pycnostachya Michx.:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?22024 (30 September 2014)

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