Tennessee Coneflower

An Honored Guest in My Garden

I first read about Tennessee Coneflower (Echinacea tennesseensis) in the catalogue I get every year from Salt Spring Seeds on Vancouver Island. The notice described it as a rare and uncommonly attractive wildflower that was thought to be extinct until 1968 when researchers discovered a surviving pocket in a cedar glade in central Tennessee.

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Edward O'Connor

Edward O'Connor

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Has worked as a freelance writer and book editor for more than 30 years. Author of the novel Astral Projection. https://edwardoconnor.ca