blazing star


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Synonyms for blazing star

biennial of southwestern United States having white stems and toothed leaves that is grown for its large pale yellow flowers that open in early morning

any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads

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Having the similar color of purple, a dense blazing star is often mistaken for lavender, said local mayor Li Cheng-chi.
Now a new biography by Alexander Larman, Blazing Star: The Life and Times of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, attempts to rediscover him for a new generation of readers.
As if in ire To Helice he turns his foaming jaw, And darts his tongue barb'd with a blazing star.
Is so tragic and saddening, a shock to us all, It's so awful to see your bright blazing star fall.
Spectacular Bargain: Buy 6 Liatris (Blazing Star) for just pounds 1.49.
The late Michael Jackson was a blazing star on the pop scene who invented new trends in music, fashion, and choreography.
This study investigated the possible effects of several salt concentrations on seven species of plants native to Illinois: butterfly milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa), pale purple coneflower (Echinacea pallida), rattlesnake master (Eryngium yuccifolium), rough blazing star (Liatris aspera), Ohio spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis), little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), and prairie dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis).
It was the botanophil, I suspect, who christened the meadow beauty, the morning glory, and the blazing star, Florida wildflowers that grow more lovely the more closely they're scrutinized.
The completed symbol is a hexagram, known in Masonic iconography as the blazing star or hexalpha, the symbol which is located in the center of the lodge floor.
The firm's spokeswoman said: 'He is going out like a blazing star.'
Thus Moll is imagined to be both noteworthy ("no blazing star draw more eyes after it") and common, indistinguishable from others like her.
(Rain or dew on seeds can promote mold in storage.) While some seeds such as New England aster can be plucked by hand or shaken directly into a collection container, you should first cut the seed pods from plants such as cardinal flower and blazing star and allow them to air dry in paper bags for a few days.
- The study site, located on a 210 ha sandplain grassland in Kennebunk, York County, ME, supports a rare assemblage of plants and animals, including the largest known population of northern blazing star (Liatris scariosa var novae-angliae = Liatris borealis) in New England (see Vickery et al., 1992).