Common Name: Blazing Star, Gay Feather, Snakeroot. Scientifci Name: Liatris spicata. Family: Asteraceae. Genus: Liatris. Flowering time: July and August. Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm). Flower color: Purple. Linear-lance-shaped leaves. Plant type: Perennial.

Liatris spicata (also commonly called dense blazing star or marsh blazing star), is an herbaceous perennial plant in asteraceae family. Blazing star is a tall, upright, clump-forming perennial