Echinacea pallida

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Echinacea pallida


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Heliantheae
Subtribus: Zinniinae
Genus: Echinacea
Subgenus: Echinacea subg. Pallida
Species: Echinacea pallida


Echinacea pallida (Nutt.) Nutt., Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2, 7: 354 (1840).


  • Homotypic
    • Brauneria pallida (Nutt.) Britton in Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 5: 333 (1894)
    • Rudbeckia pallida Nutt. in J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 7: 77 (1834)
  • Heterotypic
    • Echinacea pallida f. albida Steyerm. in Rhodora 44: 150 (1942)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Canada (Ontario), USA (Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Nuttall, T. 1840. Descriptions of new species and genera of plants in the natural order of the Compositae, collected in a tour across the continent to the Pacific, a residence in Oregon, and a visit to the Sandwich Islands and upper California, during the years 1834 and 1835. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge, n.s.[new series][ser. 2], 7: 283–453. BHL Reference page. : 354

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Pale purple coneflower
magyar: Halvány kasvirág
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