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Upright Prairie Coneflower (Ratibida columnifera)
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Image ID: 2009/oth18

Upright Prairie Coneflower (Ratibida columnifera)


Other common names: Long-Headed Coneflower, Mexican Hat, Thimbleflower
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 1.5 to 3 ft.
Blooms: June to September
Leaf Type: lobed
Bloom Size:  2 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 8 parts
Location: Kane Woods
Date:  7/11/2009
Notes: Gray to brown, very elongated central disk is unique.
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