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Liatris tenuifolia Nutt. var. tenuifolia
Shortleaf gayfeather

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida


SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: The Florida Atlas reports this for Miami-Dade County based on several specimens at USF, but these need to be examined. See also notes in Liatris tenuiflora var. quadriflora. For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Liatris tenuifolia var. tenuifolia available from :

Liatris tenuifolia var. tenuifolia has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Camp Owaissa Bauer Addition Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native