Liatris punctata, Dotted Blazing Star



Historical Uses: The Blackfoot tribe took infusions of the roots for stomach aches as well as applying root poultices to treat swelling. Both the Blackfoot and Kiowa included the roots in their diets

  • Listing ID: 1167
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 1-2
  • Stratification: 30 days cold moist stratification
  • Bloom Time: July-September
  • Family: Asteraceae (Aster)
  • Sunlight Exposure: Full sun
  • Latin Name: Liatris punctata
  • Common Name: Dotted Blazing Star, Dotted Gayfeather
  • Eco-Region: 251, 255