Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


501

Forb
Perennial

Native: south central US

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in limestone and dolomite glades, prairies, and savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers neuter
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Echinacea paradoxa var. paradoxa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Echinacea paradoxa var. paradoxa   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990)
Echinacea paradoxa

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Coneflower


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image of Echinacea paradoxa var. paradoxa, Yellow Coneflower

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_ecpa2_001_lvd