Rough Blazing Star
Interesting Facts

* The origin of the word "liatris" is unknown, but he aspera in the name comes from the Latin language and means rough or harsh from the coarseness of the leaves

* Other common names of the rough blazing star are:  gayfeather, button snakeroot, and tall gayfeather

* The Omaha and Ponca names for the rough blazing star are "aontashe" and "makan-sagi."  These both mean hard medicine

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