martes, 26 de marzo de 2013



Echinacea purpurea (eastern purple coneflower or purple coneflower) is a species of flowering plant in the genus Echinacea of the family Asteraceae. Its cone-shaped flowering heads are usually, but not always, purple in the wild. It is native to eastern North America[1] and present to some extent in the wild in much of the eastern, southeastern and midwest United States.