Pests and Diseases forum: Echinacea purpurea, with aster yellows phytoplasma?

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Name: Nancy
Upper East Side of Texas (Zone 8b)
Butterflies Region: Texas Canning and food preservation Master Gardener: Texas Daylilies Echinacea
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Maxmom98
Sep 23, 2017 1:30 PM CST
I think I've identified this, but my plant looks different than the ones that I've been able to find on the Internet. Please have a look and tell me what you think. This is September 23, 2017 and I took this photo today. This plant bloomed normally all summer but for some reason suddenly developed these green flowers.
I will probably destroy the plant since it can be a vector and infect other plants, not sure which ones yet but it's gotta go.

It's actually sort of pretty.
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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
Daylilies Birds Enjoys or suffers cold winters Native Plants and Wildflowers Butterflies Annuals
Region: Canadian Keeps Horses Dog Lover Plant Identifier Garden Sages
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sooby
Sep 23, 2017 3:19 PM CST
Yes, I would unfortunately say that's aster yellows. Sad

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