Liatris scariosa (L.) Willd.
Common Name: NORTHERN BLAZING-STAR
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Dry sandy prairie remnants, fields, hillsides; savannas and barrens with jack pine, oak, aspen; associated roadsides and railroads; survives fire, clearing, and mowing.

Our plants are all var. nieuwlandii (Lunell) E. G. Voss.

Locations

Alcona County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Arenac County
Barry County
Berrien County
Cheboygan County
Clare County
Crawford County
Genesee County
Gladwin County
Grand Traverse County
Hillsdale County
Iosco County
Isabella County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
Lake County
Lapeer County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Manistee County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Missaukee County
Monroe County
Montmorency County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ogemaw County
Oscoda County
Otsego County
Presque Isle County
Roscommon County
St. Joseph County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 14, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=400.