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Taxon: Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Wooton & Standl.

Genus: Ratibida
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae)
Nomen number: 30877
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 19:706. 1915
Name verified on: 19-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Mar-2012
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 37 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

  • longhead-coneflower   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • Mexican-hat   (Source: F NC Tex ) – English
  • prairie-coneflower   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • redspike Mexican-hat   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • thimble-flower   (Source: F NC Tex ) – English
  • upright prairie-coneflower   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • länglicher Präriesonnenhut   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • mexikohatt   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide F NAmer)

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Montana, Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Tennessee
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, Utah
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Hidalgo, Veracruz

    Southern South America: Argentina - San Luis, Santa Fe

  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Wooton & Standl.:


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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (06 October 2015)

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