Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Ratibida pinnata (Vent.) Barnhart image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Paul Drobot
Family Asteraceae
Ratibida pinnata (Vent.) Barnhart
globular coneflower, yellow coneflower
Ratibida: Rathibida, the Dacian name of some aster-like plant, recorded by Dioscorides
pinnata: Latin for "featherlike;" feathered or feathery, pinnate, in reference to the leaves
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 1 1/2'- 4' tall forb with fibrous roots
Flower: head 2"-3" tall; brown, cylindrical disks 1"- 1 1/2" tall; drooping, yellow rays 1"- 2 1/3" long; inflorescence with one to several heads on long, bare stalks; blooms June-Aug.
Fruit:dry seed with no fluffy pappus
Leaf:pinnately-divided into 3-7 lance-like segments, lower leaves on long stalk, upper becoming stalkless
Habitat: full sun; dry, moderate moisture to wet; prairies, woods; in sandy, loamy, limy soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Lepachys pinnata (Vent.) Torr. & A.Gray
Rudbeckia pinnata Vent.

         
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