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Echinacea tennesseensis

Tennessee Purple Coneflower

Scientific Name:

Echinacea tennesseensis

Genus:

Echinacea

Species Epithet:

tennesseensis

Common Name:

Tennessee Purple Coneflower

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink, Purple

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

May, June, July, August, September, October

Habitat Description:

Calcareous glades. Endemic to the Nashville Basin of c. TN.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate, Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Recommended and Available

Global Rank:

G2 - Imperiled (*Key)

Federal Status:

E - Endangered (*Key)

Notes:

Cultivars available.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=ECTE3



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