Liatris compacta

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Liatris compacta


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Eupatorieae
Subtribus: Liatrinae
Genus: Liatris
Sectio: L. sect. Liatris
Series: L. ser. Liatris
Species: Liatris compacta


Liatris compacta (Torr. & A.Gray) Rydb., 1931


  • Heterotypic
    • Liatris squarrosa var. compacta Torr. & A. Gray in Fl. N. Amer. 2: 68 (1841)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southeastern USA
      • USA (Arkansas)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names[edit]

English: scaly blazing star
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