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Echinacea purpurea

Purple Coneflower

Hardy perennial. Rose to purple petals with brown, central cone. Coarse, hairy, narrow leaves. Full sun. Tolerates heat and drought. Native to US. 2-4' x 2'.

©Thomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G. & S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky. USDA PLANTS Database

©William S. Justice. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of Systematic Biology, Botany. USDA PLANTS Database

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