Untitled Page
About Us
Propagation Protocol Database
Subscribe to Native Plant Journal
Print View

Protocol Information

Carol and Jerry Baskin
University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0225

Family Scientific Name: Asteraceae
Family Common Name: Sunflower family
Scientific Name: Liatris squarrosa (L.) Michx.
Common Name: Scaly blazing star
Species Code: LIASQU
Propagation Goal: Plants
Propagation Method: Seed
Product Type: Container (plug)
Propagule Processing: Seeds exhibit physiological dormancy.
Pre-Planting Treatments: Seeds are placed into cold stratification. Germination occurs at 35/20 C temperature cycle. Germination is greater in the presence of lightthan dark.
References: Baskin, J. M. and Baskin, C. C. (1989e). Ecophysiology of seed germination and flowering in Liatris squarrosa. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 116, 45-51.
In: Baskin, C. and Baskin, J. Table 10.20 Chapter 10. Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and Evolution of Dormancy and Germination. Academic Press, 1998. 666 pages.

Baskin, Carol C.; Baskin, Jerry M. 2002. Propagation protocol for production of container Liatris squarrosa (L.) Michx. plants; University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org (accessed 1 September 2015). Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.