Liatris elegans (Walt.) Michx. - Pinkscale Gayfeather
Family - Asteraceae
Flowering - August - December.
Habitat - Sandhills.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This attractive species can be found in southern Alabama in sandhill habitats. The plant is easily identified in the field by its erect, single stem, habitat, and whitish-pink flowers.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd. 10, Lee County, AL., 8-26-04.