Zinnias are named after Johann Gottfried Zinn, a mid-18th century professor of medicine in Göttingen, Germany. They are native to the Americas

Species and varieties
Zinnia acerosa (Desert Zinnia)
Zinnia angustifolia (Narrowleaf Zinnia)
Zinnia elegans (Zinnia)
Zinnia grandiflora (Rocky Mountain Zinnia, Prairie Zinnia)
Zinnia haageana (Mexican Zinnia)
Zinnia pumila synonym of Zinnia acerosa (Desert Zinnia)

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