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Prairie coneflowers
Mexican Hats (Ratibida columnifera).jpg
Ratibida columnifera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Heliantheae[1]
Genus: Ratibida
Type species
Ratibida sulcata

Ratibida is a genus of North American plants in the sunflower tribe within the daisy family.[2][4] Members of the genus are commonly known as prairie coneflowers.[5][6][7]

  1. Ratibida coahuilensis B.L.Turner - Coahuila
  2. Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Wooton & Standl. – Upright prairie coneflower - widespread in Canada, United States, and northeastern Mexico
  3. Ratibida latipalearis E.L.Richards - Chihuahua
  4. Ratibida mexicana (S.Watson) W.M.Sharp - Chihuahua, Coahuila, Sonora
  5. Ratibida peduncularis (Torr. & A.Gray) Barnhart – Naked prairie coneflower - Louisiana, Texas
  6. Ratibida pinnata (Vent.) Barnhart – Pinnate prairie coneflower - Ontario, eastern + central United States (primarily Great Lakes + Mississippi Valley)
  7. Ratibida tagetes (E.James) Barnhart – Short-ray prairie coneflower - Chihuahua, United States (desert southwest, western Great Plains)


  1. ^ "Genus Ratibida". Taxonomy. Uniprot. Retrieved 2011-02-10. 
  2. ^ a b "Genus: Ratibida Raf.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1996-09-17. Retrieved 2011-02-10. 
  3. ^ a b Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  4. ^ Rafinesque, Constantine Samuel. 1817. Florula Ludoviciana, page 73
  5. ^ "Ratibida". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-02-10. 
  6. ^ Tropicos, Ratibida Raf.
  7. ^ Richards, E. L. 1968. A monograph of the genus Ratibida. Rhodora 70: 348–393.
  8. ^ Biota of North America Program, 2013 county distribution maps
  9. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Ratibida". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-02-10. 

External links[edit]

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