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Coneflower, Purple

Scientific Name: Echinacea purpurea

Family: Asteraceae

Height: 2 – 4 ft

Spread: 1.5 – 2 ft

Bloom Time: July – August*

Native Range: Eastern North America, Pennsylvania*

Ecological Value: Nectar source, larval host, seeds for birds.

Human Value: Commonly used for immune boost.

*From Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder (https://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=c580)

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