Mexican Hat – Ratibida columnifera – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Mexican Hat, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (11/17/2012.) Scientific name is Ratibida columnifera.  It  is also known by the common names Long-Headed Coneflower, Red Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, and Thimbleflower.  Photo below was taken in the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge, Meigs County, TN, on Nov 11, 2012.   Go to the Mexican Hat detail page for more photos and information.

Mexican Hat, Long-Headed Coneflower, Red Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Thimbleflower - Ratibida columnifera

Mexican Hat, Long-Headed Coneflower, Red Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Thimbleflower – Ratibida columnifera

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