Serratula spicata L.


Family: Compositae

Genus: Serratula

Description: 

Serratula, with linear leaves, ciliated at the base, sessile lateral spiked flowers, and a simple stem. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Sp. Pl. 2: 819 in 1753.

Basionym of Liatris spicata (L.) Willd.

Also published in Bot. Repos. 6: 401 in 1804: The Serratula spicata is a native of Carolina; but has been cultivated in the gardens of this country ever since the year 1732...


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