Echinacea tennesseensis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusEchinacea
Species:Echinacea tennesseensis (Beadle) Small
Common NameTennessee Purple Coneflower
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: ciliate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: Purple; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Cypsela; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: head; Inflorescence Types: pairs; Inflorescence Types: solitary; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 10
StatusNative; TN[S2] (State Rank); G2 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Brauneria tennesseensis Brauneria tennesseensis
Echinacea pallida var. tennesseensis Echinacea pallida var. tennesseensis

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.

Counties included on distribution map: Davidson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1992 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0228992 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Echinacea tennesseensis
TENN-V-0228996 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Echinacea tennesseensis
TENN-V-0228994 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Echinacea tennesseensis
APSC0026768 Davidson Tennessee 07 Jun 1992 Carol and Steve Baskauf, f.n.
APSC
Echinacea tennesseensis
APSC0090243 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Echinacea tennesseensis
APSC0090247 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Echinacea tennesseensis
APSC0026769 Davidson Tennessee 25 Sep 2011 Katelin Fields
APSC
Echinacea tennesseensis
APSC0026770 Davidson Tennessee 27 Jul 1995 Milo Pyne with M. Gay
95-143
APSC
Echinacea tennesseensis
MTSU021539 Rutherford Tennessee June 1971 Tom Hemmerly
MTSU
Echinacea tennesseensis
MTSU021540 Rutherford Tennessee June 1971 T. Hemmerly
MTSU
Echinacea tennesseensis
N/A Rutherford Tennessee
UCHT
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT59129 Rutherford Tennessee R. Kral
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT59136 Wilson Tennessee Bob Fulcher
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT59133 Davidson Tennessee Carol Baskauf
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
TENN-V-0228993 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Echinacea tennesseensis
TENN-V-0228995 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Echinacea tennesseensis
APSC0046994 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Echinacea tennesseensis
MTSU021541 Rutherford Tennessee June 1971 T. Hemmerly
MTSU
Echinacea tennesseensis
N/A Rutherford Tennessee H. Eggert
UCHT
Echinacea tennesseensis
N/A Rutherford Tennessee H. Eggert
UCHT
Echinacea tennesseensis
N/A Rutherford Tennessee H. Eggert
UCHT
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT59134 Davidson Tennessee E. Quarterman
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT59135 Davidson Tennessee Milo Pyne
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT59130 Rutherford Tennessee Paul Somers
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT59132 Davidson Tennessee R. Kral
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT59137 Wilson Tennessee Paul Somers
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT59132 Davidson Tennessee R. Kral
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT91501 Tennessee
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT535536 Davidson Tennessee Carol Baskauf
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT59135 Davidson Tennessee Milo Pyne
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT59134 Davidson Tennessee E. Quarterman
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
N/A Rutherford Tennessee H. Eggert
UCHT
Echinacea tennesseensis
N/A Rutherford Tennessee H. Eggert
UCHT
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT59137 Wilson Tennessee Paul Somers
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT91502 Tennessee
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
BRIT91503 Tennessee
VDB
Echinacea tennesseensis
N/A Rutherford Tennessee
UCHT
Echinacea tennesseensis
N/A Rutherford Tennessee H. Eggert
UCHT
Echinacea tennesseensis
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Plant Photos

Echinacea tennesseensis - Ashley B. Morris
Echinacea tennesseensis - Ashley B. Morris
Echinacea tennesseensis - Ashley B. Morris
Echinacea tennesseensis - Ashley B. Morris
Echinacea tennesseensis - Ashley B. Morris
Echinacea tennesseensis - Ashley B. Morris
Echinacea tennesseensis - Ashley B. Morris
Echinacea tennesseensis - Ashley B. Morris
Echinacea tennesseensis - Milo Pyne
Echinacea tennesseensis - Milo Pyne
Echinacea tennesseensis - Milo Pyne
Echinacea tennesseensis - Milo Pyne
Echinacea tennesseensis - Sunny Fleming
Echinacea tennesseensis - Sunny Fleming
Echinacea tennesseensis - Sunny Fleming
Echinacea tennesseensis - Sunny Fleming
Echinacea tennesseensis - Margie Hunter
Echinacea tennesseensis - Margie Hunter
Echinacea tennesseensis - Margie Hunter
Echinacea tennesseensis - Margie Hunter
Echinacea tennesseensis - Margie Hunter
Echinacea tennesseensis - Margie Hunter