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  1. Liatris, genus Liatris(noun)

    genus of perennial North American herbs with aromatic usually cormous roots

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  1. Liatris

    Liatris is a genus of ornamental plants in the Asteraceae family, native to North America, Mexico, and the Bahamas. These plants are used as a popular summer flowers for bouquets. They are perennials, surviving the winter in the form of corms. Liatris species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Schinia gloriosa, Schinia sanguinea, Schinia tertia and Schinia trifascia.

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