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Rocky Mountain blazing star - Liatris ligulistylis
Other Names:  Strap-style Gayfeather


Global Rank: G5?
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Root globose. Stems 20–100 cm. Herbage sparsely hirsute, punctate. Leaf blades oblanceolate, 1–15 cm long, becoming linear above. Involucres hemispheric, 10–15 mm high; phyllaries in 3 to 5 series, oblong, scarious-margined, purple-tipped. Disk flowers 30 to 70; corolla 5–7 mm long. Achenes 5–7 mm long; pappus barbed (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
AB to MB south to NM, SD and IA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat

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