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Tennessee Coneflower, Echinacea tennesseensis - Habit
© 2009 Daniel W. Reed
This showy coneflower grows only in the shallow soil of cedar glades. It was considered extinct in the 1960s but has been rediscovered and re-planted in many areas. This one is in the largest natural stand of this spieces which is now protected as the Couchville Cedar Glade State Natural Area near Nashville Tennessee.
Foliage, Leaf, Leaves
Inflorescence, Flower, Bloom
Echinacea tennesseensis,Tennessee Coneflower(Species)
Shooting Location: Couchville Cedar Glade State Natural Area, Tennessee
Canon Digital Rebel XT / 350D Camera, Canon EF100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens 1/800 Sec. f/3.5 ISO=100