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Ratibida columnifera
Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat gets its name from the superficial resemblance of its conelike disk flowers, surrounded by the drooping ray flowers, to a sombrero. An alternative common name is Prairie Coneflower, referring to its native habitat.


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