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Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench. Eastern Purple Coneflower. Phen: May-Oct. Hab: Open woodlands, roadsides, some of the occurrences persistent or spread from cultivation. Dist: OH, WI, and IA south to Panhandle FL and TX; introduced more broadly as in ne. United States and ON, the exact limits of the native distribution unclear.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, Fl7, FNA21, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo2, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, SE1, Tn, W, WH3, Binns, Baum, & Arnason (2002), Foster (1991), McGregor (1968), McKeown (1999); = Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench var. purpurea – G, Oh3; > Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench var. arkansana Steyerm. – Tx

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Echinacea purpurea, Harrell Prairie, Jackson Prairie Remnant, Harrell Prairie Botanical Area, Bienville National Forest, Scott County, Mississippi 4 by Alan Cressler source
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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Echinacea purpurea, Harrell Prairie, Jackson Prairie Remnant, Harrell Prairie Botanical Area, Bienville National Forest, Scott County, Mississippi 7 by Alan Cressler source

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