This flower was found at Antrim Park in the middle of a field with dry soil.
It is on page 382 in Newcomb’s Wildflowers.
Common name Purple Coneflower. Scientific name: Echinacea purpurea.
Corolla: 5 fused petals.
Calyx: 5 separate of sepals.
Adroecium: 5 separate stamens.
Gynoecium type: syncarpous (and # of carpels = 2)
Flower type/ovary position: Hypogynous_
Flower symmetry: actinomorphic (regular).