Echinacea purpurea

Family:ASTERACEAE
Species:Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
Common Name:Eastern Purple Coneflower
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, S2 (State Rank), G4G5 (Global Rank)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyASTERACEAE - Aster family
Genus Echinacea
Species Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench - Eastern Purple Coneflower

Citation

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

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Echinacea purpurea var. arkansana Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench, var. arkansana Steyermark, Rhodora 40: 71. 1938. 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 purpurea Rudbeckia purpurea Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 707. 1753, nom. cons. ARKANSAS: Without data, Nuttall s.n. (holotype: BM), typ. cons.
Rudbeckia serotina Rudbeckia serotina Sweet, Brit. Fl. Gard. 1: pl. 4. 1823-1825.  
Brauneria purpurea Brauneria purpurea (Linnaeus) Britton, in Porter & Britton, Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 5: 334. 1894.Rudbeckia purpurea Linnaeus 1753 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Bibb, Calhoun, Colbert, Cullman, Etowah, Franklin, Greene, Hale, Lawrence, Lee, Lowndes, St. Clair, Tuscaloosa, Washington

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AMAL, AUA, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
AUA000002992 Lee 11 JUL 1969 THORNHILL, RANDY
103
AUA
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (L.) MOENCH
UNA00046282 Cullman _ Aug 1886 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
JSU108016 Calhoun 15 Jul 1969 Jerry Ellard
16-332
JSU
Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
UWAL0011864 Washington 24 Jun 2012 Brian R. Keener
7345
UWAL
Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
TROY000014870 Lawrence 10 Aug 2003 Daniel D. Spaulding
12033
TROY
Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
AUA000002994 Lee 16 JUN 1972 NELSON, JOHN
004
AUA
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (L.) MOENCH
UNA00046281 Tuscaloosa 26 May 1975 Chip Phillips
35
UNA
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
TROY000034990 St. Clair 03 Jun 2008 Brian R. Keener
4571
TROY
Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
AMAL00022165 Washington 24 Jun 2012 Brian R. Keener
7345
AMAL
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
TROY000041033 Washington 24 Jun 2012 Brian R. Keener
7345
TROY
Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
UNA00022827 Greene 8 Jun 1993 Chris G. Haynes
s.n.
UNA
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
UWAL0009209 St. Clair 03 Jun 2008 Brian R. Keener
4571
UWAL
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
UNA00017252 Tuscaloosa 1 Aug 1875 Eugene A. Smith
s.n.
UNA
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
AMAL00008511 Lawrence 10 Aug 2003 Daniel D. Spaulding
12033
AMAL
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
TROY000032163 Franklin 16 Aug 2009 J. Kevin England
2166
TROY
Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
JSU108015 Calhoun 18 Jun 1969 Danny Sizemore
s.n.
JSU
Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
UNA00063057 Lawrence 10 Aug 2003 D. D. Spaulding
12033
UNA
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
AUA000002993 Lee 16 JUN 1972 POUNDERS, C. T.
070
AUA
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (L.) MOENCH
UNA00059176 Bibb 3 Jul 1992 James R. Allison
6782
UNA
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
AUA000002990 Lee 16 JUN 1972 EUDALY, EDWIN M.
002
AUA
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (L.) MOENCH
UWAL0000572 St. Clair 09 Jun 2007 Brian R. Keener
3674
UWAL
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
SAMF0005422 Washington 21 Jun 2013 L. J. Davenport
5464
SAMF
Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
UWAL0000833 Franklin 16 Aug 2009 J. Kevin England
2166
UWAL
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
AUA000002989 Hale 29 MAY 1986 ROGERS, KENNETH M.
AUA
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (L.) MOENCH
AUA000002991 Lee 22 JUN 1971 FIRST, F. B.
012
AUA
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (L.) MOENCH
AUA000002988 Colbert 12 AUG 1981 HENDERSON, T.
389
AUA
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (L.) MOENCH
UWAL0030389 Bibb 09 Aug 1992 Kral, R.
81275
UWAL
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
UNA00063662 Bibb 2 Jul 2004 Alfred Schotz
1943
UNA
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
AMAL00002876 Bibb 26 Jun 2001 S. J. Threlkeld
1438
AMAL
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
JSU108018 Etowah 26 Jun 1994 L. M. Hodge
2750
JSU
Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
UNA00046279 Calhoun 25 Jul 1979 Robert R. Haynes
7490
UNA
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
SAMF0005423 Washington 21 Jun 2013 L. J. Davenport
5470
SAMF
Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
AMAL00019329 Calhoun 11 Aug 1994 J. M. Ballard
4328
AMAL
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
AUA000002996 Lowndes 16 JUN 1982 GUNN, SCOTT C.
777
AUA
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (L.) MOENCH
JSU108020 Lee 06 Jul 1973 Kenneth E. Landers
103
JSU
Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
UNA00046280 Bibb 13 Jul 1979 Robert R. Haynes
7463
UNA
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
AUA000002995 Lee 23 JUN 1981 BAIRD, E.
8
AUA
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (L.) MOENCH
AMAL00021149 Colbert 22 Aug 2013 T. Wayne Barger
FH-46
AMAL
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
JSU108017 Calhoun 22 Jun 1972 R. D. Whetstone
962
JSU
Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
JSU108019 Lawrence 03 Aug 1996 R. D. Whetstone
18301
JSU
Echinacea purpurea (Linnaeus) Moench
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