Echinacea pallida Echinacea, Pale purple coneflower, Pale echinacea

Echinacea pallida Echinacea, Pale purple coneflower, Pale echinacea, has a more eastern and broader range than Echinacea angustifolia, occurring in open woods, glades, and rocky prairies from ne. Texas, e Oklahoma, and Kansas; north to Iowa and Wisconsin; east to Indiana. The Oglala Dakota used the root for toothache and bad colds. Wolf Chief, a Hidatsu, reported a warrior chewed a small piece of root as a stimulant when traveling at night.

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