genus Echinacea


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Noun1.genus Echinacea - small genus of North American coarse perennial herbsgenus Echinacea - small genus of North American coarse perennial herbs
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
coneflower - any of various perennials of the eastern United States having thick rough leaves and long-stalked showy flowers with drooping rays and a conelike center
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The genus Echinacea has been revised to four perennial plant species in the Asteraceae family that are native to the plains of central United States and southern Canada as supported by morphometric, molecular and chemosytematic characters (Binns et al., 2002a).
The genus Echinacea (Family Asteraceae) comprises about a dozen species of herbaceous perennials, indigenous throughout the eastern and central US and southern Canada.
Tennessee purple coneflower is a member of the sunflower family in the genus Echinacea, which includes several purple coneflower species that are commercially marketed for ornamental and medicinal purposes.
3 The plant genus Echinacea, much used in herbal medicine, is native to which continent?