Ratibida columnaris


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Related to Ratibida columnaris: Ratibida columnifera
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Noun1.Ratibida columnaris - coneflower with flower heads resembling a Mexican hat with a tall red-brown disk and drooping yellow or yellow and red-brown raysRatibida columnaris - coneflower with flower heads resembling a Mexican hat with a tall red-brown disk and drooping yellow or yellow and red-brown rays; grows in the great plains along base of Rocky Mountains
coneflower - a wildflower of the genus Ratibida
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High quality forbs were clay violet (Ruellia nudiflora), Mexican hat (Ratibida columnaris), and western ragweed (Ambrosia psilostachya).
By early April, Wright's acacia (Acacia wriqhtii), false ragweed (Parthenium hysterophorus), coral bean (Erythrina herbacea), black mimosa (Mimosa pigra), and Mexican hat (Ratibida columnaris) also bloomed along with the species mentioned in the last paragraph.