Liatris pycnostachya

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Noun1.Liatris pycnostachya - perennial of southeastern and central United States having very dense spikes of purple flowers; often cultivated for cut flowers
gayfeather, gay-feather, snakeroot, blazing star, button snakeroot - any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads
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Bright purple prairie blazing stars and spiny white rattlesnake masters mix with tall green grasses and yellow black-eyed susans across the 53-acre prairie.