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Liatris pycnostachya

Scientific NameLiatris pycnostachya
Common NameNorthern Plains Gayfeather, Large Headed Liatris, Rocky Mountain Blazing Star
FamilyAsteraceae (Aster)
Growth FormClump-Forming
Mature Size2′-4′ High
FlowersMedium purple or white
HardinessZones 3-9
Sun RequirementsFull sun to partial shade
Water RequirementsModerate
Soil RequirementsShallow rock, sandy or alkaline soil
Other InfoDeer, rabbit & drought resistant
Native prairie plant
Attractive to bees, butterflies and birds.
Additional PhotosGayfeather