The Q&A Archives: I Want To Know The Name Of This Flower.

Question: I found this flower on the side of the road this weekend and it is purple on it is on a stalk it grows tall and blooms mid day and it is surronded by four other of the smae kind and then you go a few feet and another five grow and so fourth. I am just wanting to know he name of this flower.

Answer: Based on your description it is a bit difficult to make a guess but it might be a type of Liatris; an upright plant that looks a bit like wands of tiny pink flowers in bloom and in your area would be blooming around the start of July. Here is a photo showing some blooms.

I hope I am right and I apologize we have taken so long to respond to your question.

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