September 22nd, 2012. A few Applachian Blazing Star plants were growing at the top of an embankment on US-76 east of Popcorn Road.
Blooms with a friend. A bumblebee was feeding on the flowers
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Natural and Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas and Georgia: Liatris squarrulosa (Southern Blazing Star)
J. Pippen, Duke University: Liatris squarrulosa (Southern Blazing Star, Appalachian Blazing Star, Earl’s Blazing Star)
Missouri Plants: Liatris squarrulosa
United States Department of Agriculture Plants Database: