Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Liatris squarrosa (Linnaeus) Michaux var. squarrosa . Phen: Aug-Nov. Hab: Dry woodlands, glades, barrens, dry prairies, wet prairies. Dist: MD, OH, s. MI, s. IN, s. IL, MO south to Panhandle FL and e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, FNA21, G, K1, K3, K4, Oh3, SE1, Va; < Laciniaria squarrosa – S; < Liatris squarrosa – Fl7, Il, Mi, RAB, Tn, W, WH3, WV; > Liatris squarrosa var. alabamensis – NcTx, Tx; > Liatris squarrosa var. gracilenta – F, Gaiser (1946), Godfrey (1948); > Liatris squarrosa var. squarrosa – F, Tx; > Liatris squarrosa var. typica – Gaiser (1946), Godfrey (1948)

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image of plant© Will Stuart
image of plant© Will Stuart