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Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea

Description:

Perennial with smooth, 2-5 ft. stems and long-lasting, lavender flowers. Rough, scattered leaves that become small toward the top of the stem. Flowers occur singly atop the stems and have domed, purplish-brown, spiny centers and drooping, lavender rays. An attractive perennial with purple (rarely white), drooping rays surrounding a spiny, brownish central disk.

Habitat:

School native plant garden.

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joanbstanley
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joanbstanley

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 5, 2014
Submitted on Jul 18, 2014

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