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Prairie Coneflower (Ratabida pinnata)

Image ID: 2015/ph30

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Other common names: Gray-Headed Coneflower, Pinnate Prairie Coneflower
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 1.5 to 5 ft.
Blooms: June to September
Leaf Type: lobed
Bloom Size:  2 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 9 parts
Location: Panhandle Trail
Date:  7/26/2015
Notes: Leaves are so deeply lobed that they at first appear to be divided.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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