Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Liatris microcephala (Small) K. Schumann. Small-head Blazing-star. Phen: Aug-Oct. Hab: Outcrops of acidic rocks (sandstone, granite, gneiss), barrens, prairies. Dist: W. NC and KY south to w. SC, n. and c. GA, and n. AL.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = C, F, FNA21, G, K1, K3, K4, RAB, SE1, Tn, W, Gaiser (1946), Godfrey (1948); = Laciniaria microcephala – S

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image of plant© Richard & Teresa Ware
image of plant© Will Stuart