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Noun: blazing star
  1. Biennial of southwestern United States having white stems and toothed leaves that is grown for its large pale yellow flowers that open in early morning
    - Mentzelia livicaulis, Mentzelia laevicaulis
  2. Any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads
    - button snakeroot, gayfeather, gay-feather, snakeroot

Derived forms: blazing stars

Type of: flower, wild flower, wildflower

Part of: genus Liatris, genus Mentzelia, Liatris, Mentzelia

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