Liatris squarrulosa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusLiatris
SpeciesLiatris squarrulosa Michx.
Common NameAppalachian blazing star, Southern gayfeather
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Purple; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 9.0
C value 9
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S4] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Barren (KY), Bullitt (KY), Calloway (KY), Edmonson (KY), Hart (KY), Jefferson (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), Marshall (KY), Pulaski (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Decatur (TN), Dickson (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grainger (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jefferson (TN), Knox (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lewis (TN), Lincoln (TN), Marion (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Rutherford (TN), Stewart (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1898 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA007924 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Liatris squarrulosa
BEREA007926 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Liatris squarrulosa
BEREA007928 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Liatris squarrulosa
BEREA007927 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Liatris squarrulosa
BEREA007923 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Liatris squarrulosa
ETSU006412 Greene Tennessee 17 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213931 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213933 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213905 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213925 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213927 Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213892 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213896 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213910 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213889 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
31234100272291 Cheatham Tennessee 21 Sep 1986 Landon E. McKinney
2361
EKY
Liatris squarrulosa
31234100272325 Henry Tennessee 15 Oct 1955 Royal E. Shanks
EKY
Liatris squarrulosa
BEREA007925 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213897 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213934 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213903 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0214511 Calloway Kentucky
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213921 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213924 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213901 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213898 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213913 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213916 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213923 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213912 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213932 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213907 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213917 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213922 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213890 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213911 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213929 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213900 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213930 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213909 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213894 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213888 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213895 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213918 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213915 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213914 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213906 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213891 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213908 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213926 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024587 Dickson Tennessee 06 Oct 1979 Edward W. Chester
4318
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024583 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0079905 Pulaski Kentucky 14 Oct 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024586 Decatur Tennessee 22 Sep 1991 Milo Pyne
91-109
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0081574 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0076710 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024580 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0063400 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0116593 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0077390 Pulaski Kentucky 30 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213919 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213920 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213893 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213902 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213928 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213899 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
TENN-V-0213904 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0060134 Warren Kentucky 30 Sep 1973
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0058760 Calloway Kentucky 07 Sep 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0060124 Warren Kentucky 27 Sep 1973
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024579 Lincoln Tennessee
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0101835 Warren Kentucky 14 Oct 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0058761 Pulaski Kentucky 14 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0060135 Warren Kentucky 21 Sep 1973
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024577 Trigg Kentucky 03 Oct 1965 William H. Ellis
00767
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0060137 Warren Kentucky 13 Dec 1973
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0063401 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024585 Montgomery Tennessee 10 Sep 1994 Edward W. Chester
13146
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0060128 Barren Kentucky 15 Sep 1979 G.P. Johnson
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024592 Stewart Tennessee 11 Sep 1975 Edward W. Chester
3092
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0058774 Warren Kentucky 28 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0079906 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024574 Lyon Kentucky 03 Oct 1977 Raymond Athey
3856
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024576 Lyon Kentucky 11 Sep 1985 Edward W. Chester
85-860
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0056000 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0060132 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0101836 Logan Kentucky 14 Oct 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0060118 Calloway Kentucky 14 Jul 1995 Landon McKinney
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0060133 Warren Kentucky 27 Sep 1973
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0074752 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0102455 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0079048 Hart Kentucky 28 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024581 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0058767 Calloway Kentucky 05 Oct 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024590 Houston Tennessee 27 Sep 1990 Edward W. Chester
90-446
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0060110 Calloway Kentucky 14 Sep 1972 Raymond Athey
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0101650 Warren Kentucky 14 Oct 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0068344 Henry Tennessee 17 Sep 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0058784 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0076078 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024584 Humphreys Tennessee 23 Sep 2002 Stephanie M. Gunn with Edward W. Chester
712
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024588 Montgomery Tennessee 10 Aug 1975 Edward W. Chester
3090
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0109240 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0071482 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024593 Stewart Tennessee 13 Sep 1966 Bill Forrester
02547
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0070355 McCracken Kentucky 08 Oct 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024575 Trigg Kentucky 11 Sep 1985 Edward W. Chester
85-864
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024594 Lyon Kentucky 09 Oct 1966 Eugene Wofford
02765
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
MTSU021998 Marion Tennessee 20 Sep 1987 Landon E. McKinney
2710
MTSU
Liatris squarrulosa
UCHT038333 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Liatris squarrulosa
N/A Franklin Tennessee 10 Sep 1898 H. Eggert
UCHT
Liatris squarrulosa
UCHT027918 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Liatris squarrulosa
UCHT036656 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Liatris squarrulosa
UOS01094 Coffee Tennessee 10 Sep 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Liatris squarrulosa
UOS01095 Coffee Tennessee 18 Sep 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Liatris squarrulosa
APSC0024481 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Liatris squarrulosa
N/A Franklin Tennessee 10 Sep 1898 H. Eggert
UCHT
Liatris squarrulosa
UCHT041916 Lewis Tennessee
UCHT
Liatris squarrulosa
N/A Knox Tennessee June 1898 Albert Ruth
687
UCHT
Liatris squarrulosa
UCHT027919 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Liatris squarrulosa
N/A Franklin Tennessee 14 Sep 1997 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Liatris squarrulosa
UOS01093 Franklin Tennessee 19 Oct 1994 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Liatris squarrulosa
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