Echinacea purpurea

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Scientific Name Echinacea purpurea USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Purple Coneflower, Eastern Coneflower ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Erect perennial, smooth 2 to 5-foot stems; rough, scattered leaves becoming smaller toward the top; flowers occur singly atop the stems, domed, purplish-brown, spiny centers and drooping, lavender rays. Photos taken at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin. Descr. excerpt from Texas Status

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