Coneflower (Echinacea)

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  1.   1.  Description
  2.   2.  Obtainment
  3.   3.  Uses
  4.   4.  More
  5.   5.  'Souls
Common Name Coneflower
Latin Name Echinacea
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1.  Description

Coneflowers are herbaceous, drought-tolerant perennial plants. They tolerate a wide variety of conditions, maintain attractive foliage throughout the season, and multiply rapidly. The flowering structure is a composite inflorescence, with purple (rarely yellow or white) florets arranged in a prominent, somewhat cone-shaped head.

2.  Obtainment

Very easy. They are endemic to eastern and central North America, where they are found growing in moist to dry prairies and open wooded areas.

3.  Uses


  • Echinacea is popularly believed to be an immunostimulator, stimulating the body's non-specific immune system and warding off infections and also being used as a laxative.
  • Short-term prevention and treatment of the common cold

4.  More

5.  'Souls

  • Hey, did your character do something cool with this plant?

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