Liatris carizzana (Gaiser) Nesom. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Xeric sands of post oak savannas, live oak woodlands, coastal dunes, sandy openings. Dist: Se. and s. TX, mainly associated with the Carizzo Formation, from s. Bastrop County, Fayette County, and Calhoun County southwestwards.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: See Mayfield (2002) and Nesom (2021b) for discussion of the Liatris elegans complex.
Synonymy: = Nesom (2021b); = Liatris elegans (Walter) Michx. var. carizzana Gaiser – FNA21, K3, K4, Tx, Gaiser (1946), Mayfield (2002); < Liatris elegans (Walter) Michx. – NcTx