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Prairie (Gray Headed) Coneflower

Page history last edited by Kerdman 6 years, 6 months ago

prairie- gray headed- yellow cone flower

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The prairie cone flower has yellow leaves hanging down from the cone.The coneflower is   located in the center of the plant. The seeds are located in the  cone.

They can be found in Northern Mexico,Illinois,South America,and Iowa.  

 

This is the seedling.  The seedling can get up to 6-7 inches.

 

   

  

         http://grownative.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/p_purple_cflower_seedling.jpg

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The flower is untroubled by pest and disease.  It need's water use.  It also needs sun.  Moist conditions or dry

 

 

Here is the prairie coneflower. It is a beautiful plant and you would love to learn more about all of it's colors and more! The bloom period is June to July. They call it the prairie coneflower cause of how it's leaves droop down. It's seeds get eaten by songbirds. The plant really likes the full sun of light cause it needs all of the sunlight to grow. There are more coneflower names. The common name is The Yellow Prairie Coneflower. It is the top ten most beautiful plant in the prairie. The seeds are black and brown color. The seeds grow really slow. It takes almost 1 to 2 years to grow. It has tap roots.  caution: It grows agressivly and may push out weaker plants. Stratify at 40 degrees ferinheight.

http://www.google.com/search?q=the+seedling+of+the+prairie+coneflower&safe=active&client=firefox-a&hs=tFM&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=fflb&source=lnms&tbm=isch&3GkrLEBBWfM%253A%3B55w5yDcxjoxm6M%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fgrownative.org%252Fwp-content%252Fuploads%252F2012%252F11%252Fp_purple_cflower_seedling.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fgrownative.org%252Fnative-plant-info%252Fseedling-identification%252Fpale-purple-

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The cone flowers scientific (latin) name is ratibida pinnata

other names are, yellow headed cone flower also gray headed cone flower.

coneflower%252F%3B375%3B450      Prairie Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Mexican Hat - Ratibida columnifera, R. Columnarishttp://www.nps.gov/wica/naturescience/wildflowers-upright-prairie-

coneflower.htm

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Comments (21)

Kekane said

at 9:19 am on Jan 17, 2014

some one add a pic when u get on

Kekane said

at 9:20 am on Jan 17, 2014

what colors should we do for now it just red and black

Kerdman said

at 9:47 am on Jan 17, 2014

we should do bright blue a lime green.

Kerdman said

at 10:02 am on Jan 17, 2014

never mind i found dark blue and light blue

Kekane said

at 12:46 pm on Jan 18, 2014

kk i like it so what should we put next on it

Kekane said

at 8:40 am on Jan 22, 2014

ill put the seedling on

Kekane said

at 8:55 am on Jan 22, 2014

whats going on theres nothing new on the page can u guys put some ifo about the seedling by the pic

Kerdman said

at 9:17 am on Jan 22, 2014

i will

brmartin said

at 7:51 am on Jan 24, 2014

sorry

Kekane said

at 9:17 am on Jan 24, 2014

sorry for what @bemartian

Kekane said

at 9:19 am on Jan 24, 2014

dont put it use the name

Kerdman said

at 10:11 am on Jan 24, 2014

what does he mean i put some text under the pic a lot of info

brmartin said

at 7:46 am on Jan 30, 2014

The seedling picture at the top says the source is our web-page. Where did this original picture come from? Other wise we need to change it, said Mr. Monteith

Kerdman said

at 9:56 am on Jan 30, 2014

i got it done for the sorce of the seedling

Kekane said

at 9:00 am on Jan 30, 2014

thats wierd

Kekane said

at 9:11 am on Jan 30, 2014

can you put some more info about the seedling

Kerdman said

at 9:49 am on Jan 30, 2014

i put a lot of rainbow colors for the words. take a look and respond back of what you think.

Kerdman said

at 9:57 am on Jan 30, 2014

i got it done for the sorce of the seedling

Cleistikow said

at 10:06 am on Jan 30, 2014

why is it so colorful

crochford said

at 10:10 am on Jan 30, 2014

colorful:) (not to be mean)

emrosonke said

at 10:10 am on Jan 30, 2014

I like all of the colors!!!!!!!!!

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