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Eastern Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Image ID: yrt38

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Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 2 to 5 ft.
Blooms: June to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  3 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 10 or more parts
Location: Youghiogheny River Trail
Date:  7/7/2002
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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