Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition

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ASTERACEAE

Echinacea simulata R.L. McGregor. Prairie Purple Coneflower, Glade Coneflower. Phen: Jun-Jul. Hab: Prairies, dry open woodlands, roadsides. Dist: IN, IL, and MO south to KY, TN, and n. AR; some of the more eastern disjunct populations previously considered to be E. pallida are actually E. simulata; additional work is needed to disentangle the relative distributions of these two species in our area.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Ar, FNA21, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo2, Tn, Baskin, Snyder, & Baskin (1993), Foster (1991), McGregor (1968), McKeown (1999); = Echinacea pallida var. simulata – Binns, Baum, & Arnason (2002); < Echinacea pallida – F, G, W; < Echinacea pallida var. pallida – C, SE1

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