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Liatris spicata (Dense Blazing Star) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as threatened by COSEWIC. They are native to Canada, The Contiguous United States, and North America. They have simple, broad leaves, purple flowers, and achenes. Flowers are visited by hummingbirds, Flat-tailed Leaf-cutter Bee, and Spurred Ceratina. Individuals can grow to 1.7 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of dense blazing star. View this species on GBIF