Liatris turgida Gaiser. Phen: Jul-mid Sep. Hab: Shale barrens, other low elevation outcrops. Dist: E. WV and w. VA south to w. NC.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: See Nesom (2005c) and Clark (2019) for additional discussion about taxonomic uncertainties regarding L. turgida and L. helleri.
Synonymy: = C, F, G, K1, RAB, SE1, W, WV, Gaiser (1946), Godfrey (1948); < Liatris helleri Porter – FNA21, K4, Va, Nesom (2005c)