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Echinacea paradoxa, the yellow coneflower or Bush's purple coneflower, is a North American species of flowering plant in the sunflower family. It is native to southern Missouri, Arkansas, and south-central Oklahoma, with one isolated population reported from Montgomery County in eastern Texas. It is listed as threatened in Arkansas.
- Echinacea paradoxa var. paradoxa - yellow rays - Arkansas and Missouri
- Echinacea paradoxavar.neglecta - pink or white rays Oklahoma and Texas
Echinacea paradoxa var. paradoxa has a baseline chromosome number of x = 11, like most Echinacea plants.
Flower and a bee
- The Plant List Echinacea paradoxa (Norton) Britton
- Echinacea paradoxa Gardening Help, Missouri Botanical Garden
- Echinacea paradoxa NC State University Cooperative Extension
- Echinacea paradoxa United States Department of Agriculture plants profile
- Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map
- Flora of North America, Echinacea paradoxa (Norton) Britton
- Britton, Nathaniel Lord & Brown, Addison 1913. illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British possessions : from Newfoundland to the parallel of the southern boundary of Virginia, and from the Atlantic Ocean westward to the 102d meridian 3: 476 description in English plus lline drawing
- Norton, John Bitting Smith 1902. Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis 12(4): 40–41 description and commentary in English, as Brauneria paradoxa
- Norton, John Bitting Smith 1902. Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis 12(4): plate VIII (8) line drawing of Echinacea paradoxa as Brauneria paradoxa
- Smith, E. B., P. E. Hyatt, and K. Golden. 1992. Documented chromosome numbers 1992: 1. Chromosome numbers of some Arkansas flowering plants. Sida 15:145–146.
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