genus Liatris

noun
genus of perennial North American herbs with aromatic usually cormous roots
Syn: ↑Liatris
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑blazing star, ↑button snakeroot, ↑gayfeather, ↑gay-feather, ↑snakeroot

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  • Liatris — noun genus of perennial North American herbs with aromatic usually cormous roots • Syn: ↑genus Liatris • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Liatris pilosa var. pilosa — ID 47350 Symbol Key LIPIP Common Name shaggy blazing star Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, NJ, PA, SC, VA, WV Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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