Prairie Blazing Star
Commonly found in dry prairies, 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! Liatris Pycnostachya attraches bummblebees, leaf-cutting bees, honeybees, hummingbirds and butterflies. Small mammals such as rabbits and groundhogs also feed on the plant.