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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Bright purple prairie blazing stars and spiny white rattlesnake masters mix with tall green grasses and yellow black-eyed susans across the 53-acre prairie.
and the schoolmen, who 'doe agree, that blazing Stars do spring of
And above us, a billion blazing stars - no light pollution in those blacked-out times.
Helmer Gabriel Barre ("The Wild Party") faithfully renders the bags of love and blazing stars and other miraculous effects that mean so much to the playwright, even when they come across as pure whimsy.
They favor small flowers or florets in flat, round or elongated clusters like penta and lantana, which bear hundreds of lavender, red, pink or white flowers; or blazing stars with dense spikes of purple, magenta, or white flowers that open from the top down.
In Missouri, some glades do resemble prairies, with plants that include big and little bluestem, Indian grass, Indian paintbrush, prairie larkspur, purple coneflower, and blazing stars.