Page authors: Don Knoke, David Giblin
Ratibida columnifera
prairie coneflower, redspike Mexican-hat, Upright prairie coneflower

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in southeastern Washington; southeast British Columbia and southeastern Washington, east to the Rocky Mountains, and further east across North America to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Prairies, plains and waste ground at low to middle elevations.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Introduced

Conservation Status: Not of concern


[none provided]

Accepted Name:
Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Wooton & Standl.
Publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 19: 706. 1915.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Ratibida columnaris (Sims) D. Don
Rudbeckia columnifera Nutt.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Ratibida columnifera in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Ratibida columnifera checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Ratibida columnifera atlas page.

CalPhotos: Ratibida columnifera photos.

USDA Plants: Ratibida columnifera information.

16 photographs:
Group by