Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3632

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in prairies, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate & basal
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Summer
Rays: Pink/ Purplish
Disc: Purplish (fresh pollen pale to bright yellow)
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers neuter
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Echinacea simulata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Echinacea simulata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH A taxonomic revision of Echinacea (Binns, Baum &Arnason, 2002)
Echinacea pallida var. simulata

LESS THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Echinacea pallida

 

COMMON NAME:
Prairie Purple Coneflower, Wavy-leaf Purple Coneflower