Other common names: Fairy Wand; Gay feather; Devil’s Bit; Rattlesnake Master; Colic root; Button Snakeroot; Devil’s Bite; Throatwort; Prairie Pine. An unrelated plant in the Lily Family, Chamelirium, is alsocalled Blazing Star.
In case you needed another resin to plant it: Liatris leaves are alternate, narrow, and grass-like with resin dots.
The inflorescence has entire groupings of florets attached to central stem and it flowers from the top down. It somewhatresembles a thin purple bottlebrush.