Echinacea purpurea

Species:Echinacea purpurea (L.)Moench
Status:Native, Endangered-State
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Sub Class
Genus Echinacea
Species Echinacea purpurea (L.)Moench - EASTERN PURPLE CONEFLOWER


Citation ECHINACEA PURPUREA (Linnaeus) Moench, Methodus 591. 1794.
Basionym: Rudbeckia purpurea Linnaeus 1753.
Type: ARKANSAS: Without data, Nuttall s.n. (holotype: BM), typ. cons.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Gadsden FLAS  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Brauneria purpurea Brauneria purpurea (Linnaeus) Britton, in Porter & Britton, Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 5: 334. 1894.BASIONYM: Rudbeckia purpurea Linnaeus 1753. 
Rudbeckia purpurea Rudbeckia purpurea Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 707. 1753, nom. cons. TYPE: ARKANSAS: Without data, Nuttall s.n. (holotype: BM), typ. cons.
Echinacea purpurea forma liggettii Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench, forma liggettii Steyermark, Rhodora 44: 150. 1942. TYPE: MISSOURI: Dallas Co.: MO 54 W of Niangua River, cult. in St. Louis, 9 Jul 1940, Liggett 1 (holotype: F).
Echinacea purpurea var. arkansana Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench, var. arkansana Steyermark, Rhodora 40: 71. 1938. TYPE: ARKANSAS: Sevier Co.: Boggy Springs, 19 Jul 1937, Brinkley 259 (holotype: F).
Echinacea speciosa Echinacea speciosa Paxton, Paxton's Mag. Bot. 15: 79. 1849.  
Rudbeckia hispida Rudbeckia hispida Hoffmannsegg, Verz. Pfl. Kult., Nachtr. 1: 223. 1828.  
Rudbeckia intermedia Rudbeckia intermedia Lindley, in Paxton, Paxton's Mag. Bot. 15: 79. 1849.  
Rudbeckia serotina Rudbeckia serotina Sweet, Brit. Fl. Gard. 1: pl. 4. 1823-1825.  


Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 27 Jun 1963 B. Livingston s.n. CULTIVATED. Grown from seed in Tampa; brought from Kalimpong, India.
USA Tennessee Knox Co. 22 Jul 1968 G. H. Morton 2891 CULTIVATED.
USA Mississippi Scott Co. 20 Jun 1969 S. B. Jones 19031
USA Mississippi Oktibbeha Co. 20 Jun 1957 J. D. Ray, Jr. 8225
USA Mississippi Oktibbeha Co. 04 Jul 1955 J. D. Ray, Jr. 4715
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