Daisy or sunflower family.
Flowers from August to October.
Flower heads are
purple to pink-purple and thistle-like, each composed of many tubular
disk flowers. Flowering begins at the top of the stem and progresses
downward. The flower heads are not one-sided as are the blooms
of Liatris pauciflora.
The leaves of the Liatris chapmanii are hairy.