Prairie Blazing Star
Commonly found in dry prairies, the Liatris Pycnostachya is the tallest of the Liatris species. It is recognized by its crowded leafed stalks and full lilac flower heads. This plant can reach heights up to 5 feet! The Liatris Pycnostachya attraches bummblebees, leaf-cutting bees, honeybees, hummingbirds, and butterflies. Small mammals such as rabbits and groundhogs also feed on the plant.