Liatris elegans (Walter) Michaux var. kralii Mayfield. Phen: Aug-Oct (-Nov). Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills. Dist: Se. SC (Allendale Co.) south to n. FL and west to s. MS.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: See Mayfield (2002) and Nesom (2021b) for discussion of the Liatris elegans complex.
Synonymy: = FNA21, K3, K4, Mayfield (2002), Nesom (2021b); < Laciniaria elegans (Walter) Kuntze – S; < Liatris elegans (Walter) Michx. – Fl7, RAB, SE1, WH3; < Liatris elegans (Walter) Michx. var. elegans – Gaiser (1946)