Echinacea angustifolia - photos and description

Erect growth habit, stiff hairy stems, large showy flowers with pink reflexed petals, and an orange-red conic central disk. Flowers to 5.5 cm diameter. Leaves are hairy, alternate, lanceolate, 3-nerved. Leaves were measured at 13 cm long, 17 mm wide.

Height listed in Budd's Flora to 60 cm, we measured plants to 45 cm tall.

Habitat is grassland, prairie hillsides in southeast Saskatchewan.

Rare, listed as an S3 by the Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre.

Photos taken June 19th, and July 21st in southeastern Saskatchewan.