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Echinacea atrorubens (Topeka purple coneflower)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Echinacea atrorubens

Echinacea atrorubens Nutt.

Topeka purple coneflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ECAT

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Blooms rarely pink or white.

Distribution

USA: KS , OK , TX

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1185 Collected 2008-07-31 in Fayette County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

From the Archive

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Echinacea atrorubens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Echinacea atrorubens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Echinacea atrorubens

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-09-21
Research By: TWC Staff

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