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Rough Blazing Star (Rough Gayfeather) (Closeup)

Photo of rough blazing star flowerhead closeup showing individual florets
Rough blazing star and all blazing stars are members of the sunflower family and thus have numerous tiny flowers grouped together into a flowerhead. In this closeup, you can see the individual purple flowers in a single flowerhead. Each flower (floret) has a tubular, 5-lobed, purple corolla and 2 threadlike, long-protruding style branches. More

Rough Blazing Star (Rough Gayfeather) (In Glade)

Photo of blooming rough blazing star plants in a glade
Blazing stars are an important (and showy) part of the complex community of plants in Missouri’s tallgrass prairie and glade habitats. Rough blazing star can be found nearly statewide. More