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Echinacea simulata (Wavyleaf purple coneflower)
Cressler, Alan

Echinacea simulata

Echinacea simulata R.L. McGregor

Wavyleaf Purple Coneflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AL , GA , IL , KY , MO , NC , VA

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-26
Research By: SET

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