gay-feather


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Related to gay-feather: Liatris pycnostachya, Plains coreopsis
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Noun1.gay-feather - any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower headsgay-feather - any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Liatris, Liatris - genus of perennial North American herbs with aromatic usually cormous roots
dotted gayfeather, Liatris punctata - herb with many stems bearing narrow slender wands of crowded rose-lavender flowers; central United States and Canada to Texas and northern Mexico
dense blazing star, Liatris pycnostachya - perennial of southeastern and central United States having very dense spikes of purple flowers; often cultivated for cut flowers
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You'll see how botanists work to fill these gaps, as you view the wildflower meadows, pollination garden (planted with hummingbird bush and gay-feather to attract hummingbirds and butterflies), and native clump grass plantings.

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