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Liatris  Gaertn. ex Schreb.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 37906

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): blazing star [English]
    gayfeather [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusLiatris Gaertn. ex Schreb. – blazing star, gayfeather  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Liatris acidota Engelm. & A. Gray – sharp blazing star, sharp gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris aestivalis G.L. Nesom & R. O'Kennon  
                                  Species Liatris aspera Michx. – tall blazing star, tall gayfeather, rough gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris X boykinii Torr. & A. Gray (pro sp.) – Boykin's gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris bracteata Gaiser – bracted blazing star, bracted gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris chapmanii Torr. & A. Gray – Chapman's blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris cokeri Pyne & Stucky – Sandhill's blazing star, Coker's gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris compacta (Torr. & A. Gray) Rydb. – scaly blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris X creditonensis Gaiser – gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris cylindracea Michx. – Ontario blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris cymosa (H. Ness) K. Schum. – branched blazing star, branched gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris X deamii (Lunell) Shinners  
                                  Species Liatris elegans (Walter) Michx. – pinkscale blazing star, pinkscale gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris elegantula (Greene) K. Schum. – shaggy blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris X fallacior (Lunell) Rydb. (pro sp.) – gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris X freemaniana J. Allison  
                                  Species Liatris X frostii Gaiser – Frost's gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris garberi A. Gray – Garber's blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris gholsonii L.C. Anderson – Gholson's blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris X gladewitzii (Farw.) Farw. ex Shinners – Gladewitz's gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris glandulosa G.L. Nesom & R. O'Kennon – glandular blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris gracilis Pursh – slender blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris helleri Porter – Heller's blazing star, turgid blazing star, Heller's blazingstar 
                                  Species Liatris hirsuta Rydb. – scaly blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris laevigata (Nutt.) Small – shortleaf blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris lancifolia (Greene) Kittell – lanceleaf blazing star, lanceleaf gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris ligulistylis (A. Nelson) K. Schum. – Rocky Mountain blazing star, Rocky Mountain gayfeather, strap-style gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris X macdanieliana J. Allison  
                                  Species Liatris microcephala (Small) K. Schum. – smallhead blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris ohlingerae (S.F. Blake) B.L. Rob. – Florida blazing star, scrub blazing star, scrub blazingstar 
                                  Species Liatris oligocephala J. Allison – Cahaba torch 
                                  Species Liatris patens Pursh  
                                  Species Liatris pauciflora Pursh – fewflower blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris pilosa (Aiton) Willd. – shaggy blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris provincialis Godfrey – Godfrey's blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris punctata Hook. – dotted blazing star, dotted gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris pycnostachya Michx. – prairie blazing star, cat-tail gayfeather, Kansas gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris X ridgwayi Standl. – Ridgeway's gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris savannensis Kral & G.L. Nesom  
                                  Species Liatris scariosa (L.) Willd. – devil's bite 
                                  Species Liatris X spheroidea Michx. (pro sp.) – spherical blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris spicata (L.) Willd. – dense blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris squarrosa (L.) Michx. – scaly blazing star, scaly gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris squarrulosa Michx. – Appalachian blazing star, tall gayfeather, Appalachian gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris X steelei Gaiser – Steele's gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris tenuifolia Nutt. – shortleaf blazing star 
                                  Species Liatris tenuis Shinners – Gulf blazing star, Gulf gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris virgata Nutt. – wand blazing star, dense blazing star, grassleaf gayfeather 
                                  Species Liatris X weaveri Shinners – Weaver's gayfeather 

  Expert: Guy L. Nesom  
  Notes: Botanical Research Institute of Texas, USA   
  Reference for: Liatris    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) ( through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Liatris   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Liatris   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Liatris   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Liatris   
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