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Picture of Dotted blazingstar Plant press of Dotted blazingstar
Dotted blazingstar
Liatris punctata Hook.


Plant Description:

  • Widespread, dry prairie plant that grows from a thick, woody root; growing up to 30 cm tall
  • Rigid, sword-shaped leaves, bordered by fine hairs; leaves look like they are covered in dots
  • A very notieable, dense spike of pink-purple flowers
  • Found at Stops 1, 4, 9 and 11


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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